By  | June 30, 2017 |  1
Recently, a friend forwarded this blog post to me. In this post, the author, a physician, expresses concern both about the number of clinical hours that an NP needs to be licensed as well as the use of the title “doctor” for NP providers. (While many NPs are now doctorally prepared, it is against most […]
By  | June 27, 2017 |  0
There have been recent discussions in the lay media about a growing trend of litigation cases focused not on the “right to live”, but rather on the “right to die”. These cases have involved patients who received aggressive treatment, despite having documentation of their wishes not to receive such aggressive treatment. Although unsettling, it is […]
By  | June 23, 2017 |  0
SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: June 8 – June 22, 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 President Ron Greeno, MD, MHM discussed the outcomes of the Value-Based Purchasing Program with Medscape. Journal of Hospital […]
By  | June 9, 2017 |  0
SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: May 25 – June 8, 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: Robert Harrington, MD, SFHM, past president of SHM, brings the physician perspective to his new role as Chief Medical […]
By  | June 5, 2017 |  0
My last blog post, featuring my Q and A with Dr. Eric Howell, Division Director, Collaborative Inpatient Medicine Service (CIMS) at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, and SHM’s Senior Physician Advisor, focused on his early days in Quality Improvement (QI) and advice for training in QI. This next post discusses the Center’s role […]