Commentary

“Always”

Published in the October 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist I KNEW THINGS would be challenging the moment I stepped into the room. Mr. R. had the look and manner of the patient I dread: The Very Unhappy Patient. Mr. R.,...

Practice management

NP hospitalists: the right rural staffing model

January 2017
Published in the January 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist AS RURAL COMMUNITIES struggle with an acute primary care shortage, many critical access hospitals are...

Patient flow

Leadership

Leadership lessons learned the hard way

November 2016
VETERAN HOSPITALIST LEADERS remember their early leadership positions as painful but instructive. Here are some lessons they learned the hard way: Learn to flex. Young...

Critical care

Is it risky to take patients off ventilation at night?

January 2017
Published in the January 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist MOST EXPERTS THINK that the ongoing push to staff up ICUs at night should result in...

Coding

Infectious Disease

C. diff infections: Going from “worst in the nation” to “best...

August 2017
Published in the August 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist IN THE PAST, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., has been featured on lists...

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CT to PET scans: What hospitalists need to know

October 2017
Published in the October 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist RADIOLOGISTS are often the punch line of medical jokes, given how often they may try to...

Career

Practice CloseUps

November 2017
Published in the November 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist Advanced Inpatient Medicine Based in: Northeastern Pennsylvania Number of hospitalists: 38 physicians, 15 CRNPs or PA-Cs; recruiting...

Technology

Apps at the bedside

August 2017
Published in the August 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHETHER IT'S TO EDUCATE PATIENTS, calculate anticoagulation risks or choose the best test to order, hospitalists...

Satisfaction/Burnout

What’s bringing down your group morale?

Published in the December 2016 issue of Today's Hospitalist IT'S NO SECRET that for many physicians, work challenges lead to discontent and a search for...