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Hospitalists rank their top 10 challenges

September 2019

WHAT ARE THE ISSUES that give hospitalists heartburn? If you spend a little time with the data, one trend becomes very clear: The more patient encounters hospitalists see per shift, the more issues they say are somewhat or very challenging. The busiest of hospitalists have above-average stress levels when it comes to group stability, staffing and retention, the expanding role of nonphysician clinicians, and unattached/unaware leadership.

challenges that cause stress for hospitalists

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Published in the September 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist

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I don’t think most docs understand what they are certifying with their signature on admission and billing orders. Many “social admits,” delayed discharges or standing order medical consults are fraudulent to bill.