Posts by Felicia Steele

SHM Member Research Breakthroughs, Pediatric HM Subspecialty & More in HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: September 28 – October 12, 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: Ian Jenkins, MD, SFHM’s research on improving blood transfusion practices was highlighted in Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. SHM members Weijen Chang, MD, SFHM, Dan Rauch, MD, FAAP, FHM and Leonard Feldman, MD, SFHM discussed the development of the pediatric hospital medicine subspecialty with Medscape. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on association of health literacy with hospital length of stay was cited on Clinical Advisor. A Journal of Hospital Medicine editorial on the three-day hospital stay requirement, co-authored by Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, SFHM was cited in an article on HealthLeaders Media. Saving Blood: The Relatively Simple Task of Blood Management Want to save your bosses some money and improve patient safety? Improve your…

JHM Research, Readmissions Reduction & SHM Members Make HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: September 14 – 28, 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 Board member Danielle Scheurer, MD, SFHM, MSCR and research from the Journal of Hospital Medicine were mentioned in an article on hospitalist burnout. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on higher mortality rates in weekend hospital admissions was highlighted in an article on Clinical Advisor. Dan Brotman, MD, SFHM was quoted throughout an article on HealthcareDIVE discussing CMS’ readmissions reduction program. SHM member Jocelyn Edathil, MD, PhD is not only a hospitalist and assistant professor of clinical medicine at Temple University Hospital, but plays the dual role of unofficial hospital chaplain. Vineet Arora, MD, MPP, MHM’s blog post encouraging doctors to professionally speak out on health issues was reposted on Kevin, MD. Burnout Among Hospitalists…

Hospitalist-Pharmacist Collaboration, JHM Research on Depression after Discharge & More in HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: August 31 – September 14, 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 member Sandra Wilson, MD, FACP, FHM was highlighted in Santa Ynez Valley News discussing her personalized health care model. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on developing depression after ICU discharge was cited in Becker’s Health Review, Health Medicine Network and Medical Xpress, among others. ASHP and SHM’s joint statement on hospitalist-pharmacist collaboration was cited in an article on the expansion of inpatient clinical pharmacy services in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Research presented at SHM’s annual conference on patient reported penicillin allergies was discussed in an article on Today’s Hospitalist. The success of SHM’s annual conference app was highlighted in another article on MeetingsNet, with quotes from Senior Marketing Manager Emily Daniele.…

SHM Member Moves, Pain Management and JHM Research in HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: August 17 – August 31, 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 Past President Robert Harrington, MD, SFHM has been appointed President of SurveyVitals, a healthcare IT company. SHM’s pain management initiatives were called out in an article discussing the pharmacist’s role in transitions of care. A Journal of Hospital Medicine article on patients reporting breakdowns in hospital care was highlighted in Clinical Advisor, Cardiology Advisor, and Psychiatry Advisor, among others. Another Journal of Hospital Medicine article on diagnosing and managing COPD was cited on NEJM Journal Watch by SHM member Dan Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM, FACP. A startup company called Aledade has raised about $75 million with the goal of reducing the cost of healthcare while improving how patients are treated. SurveyVitals® Names New President:…

Hospital Medicine Moves, JHM Research & Choosing Wisely Make HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: August 3 – August 17, 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: Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, MHM announced that he will be leaving his position as chief medical officer at CMS to join Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina as President and CEO. Vineet Arora, MD, MPP, MHM was quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review providing insight on why female physicians may be less engaged with their work. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on breakdowns in care was highlighted in an article on The Clinical Advisor. Another Journal of Hospital Medicine article on communication methods in the hospital was cited in an article on HealthIT Security. SHM’s efforts in the Choosing Wisely campaign with the ABIM were cited in a recent article on Medscape. SHM Senior Marketing…