2011 Hospitalist Salaries and Food For Thought

We have additional 2011 hospitalist salary data out for consideration.  The title of the linked piece, "Has hospitalist pay finally peaked?," asks the right question.  Today's Hospitalist culled the data from 1000 hospitalists from various regions and venues. (more…)

Hospital Safety Score–Leapfrog Style

A new site and hospital grading system went up yesterday, developed by The Leapfrog Group.  It combines both HHS and Leapfrog metrics to produce a letter grade, and was vetted by objective national quality experts (which does not make it ideal of course).  Your hospital is almost certainly in the database.  Take a look here. (more…)

Hodge Podge

Today is a grab bag of newsworthy citations: (more…)