By  | September 29, 2016 |  0
SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: September 15 – 29, 2016 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: A Journal of Hospital Medicine study on the correlation between readmission rates and quality was highlighted in HealthLeaders Media. The […]
By  | September 26, 2016 |  0
I’ve been writing a lot about hospitalist satisfaction and career sustainability, but a just-released report from The Physicians Foundation shows just how widespread low physician morale and disenchantment with their profession really is. Every other year, The Physicians Foundation, a nonprofit group focused on supporting the work of physicians and improving healthcare quality, conducts a […]
By  | September 23, 2016 |  0
Editor’s Note: Throughout the upcoming weeks, The Hospital Leader will feature posts from SHM’s 2016 Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant recipients describing the QI projects they conducted as a part of their grants. Applications for the 2017 grant are now open at www.futureofhospitalmedicine.org/grant and will close on January 11, 2017.  This is the third in the series from medical student Aram […]
By  | September 21, 2016 |  0
We all know that hospitalists’ scope of clinical practice has been evolving in significant ways for a number of years. At many hospitals virtually all medical subspecialists have backed away from active attending roles and serve only as consultants. Surgeons are demanding greater hospitalist participation in surgical co-management, often as admitting/attending physician. For example, I’m […]
By  | September 19, 2016 |  0
“You must respect the body you are trying to heal.” I heard this said twice into my headphones, the second time more slowly and firmly than the first, while I sat on the runway about to take off. It continued to echo in my head over the course of the flight. As a physician, the […]
By  | September 16, 2016 |  0
Editor’s Note: Throughout the upcoming weeks, The Hospital Leader will feature posts from SHM’s 2016 Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant recipients describing the QI projects they conducted as a part of their grants. Applications for the 2017 grant are now open at www.futureofhospitalmedicine.org/grant and will close on January 11, 2017.  This is the second in the series from medical student Joseph […]