By  | May 25, 2017 |  0
SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: May 11 – May 25, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: SHM founding member and past president Win Whitcomb, MD, MHM wrote an article for Hospitals & Health Networks on […]
By  | May 23, 2017 |  0
I sometimes joke that hospitalists are the medicine version of the mullet haircut – you know, all business in “the front” (i.e. the patient care area) and all party in “the back” (i.e. the work room). In “the back”, the usual scenario is to complain and moan about our frequent flyers, our drug seekers, our […]
By  | May 16, 2017 |  0
SHM’s Center for Quality Improvement is the hospitalist’s home for quality improvement (QI). QI became a foundational theme for SHM early in the growth of hospitalists. It’s not a coincidence that many of our leaders, such as Bob Wachter, Win Whitcomb, Greg Maynard, and Mark Williams are QI leaders as well.  As hospitalists, we were […]
By  | May 11, 2017 |  0
SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: April 27 – May 11, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Numerous Hospital Medicine 2017 presentations were highlighted in Medscape, including Ron Greeno, MD, MHM’s address as incoming president and […]
By  | May 1, 2017 |  0
By Chris Moriates, MD, SFHM and Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, SFHM At a movie premiere for the new Terrence Malick flick, “Song to Song”, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, and Rooney Mara walked the red carpet to flashing cameras and screaming fans in front of the famous Paramount Theatre in Austin. The next day, down the […]