SHM Media Highlights

Bundled Payments, C. diff, Hospital-Acquired Anemia & More in HM News

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 the building blocks for success with CMS’ bundled payments program. Research presented at HM17 on using EHR data to track C. diff transmission was summarized in an article on Becker’s Health Review. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on hospital-acquired anemia was cited in Becker’s Hospital Review, Health Medicine Network, HealthNewsDigest, among others. Becker’s Hospital Review also cited Journal of Hospital Medicine research on the Medicare appeals backlog. Another Journal of Hospital Medicine study on cost of incidental chest scans was cited in HealthCareBusiness and Managed Care. 5 Building Blocks for Success With Bundled Payments While…

HM17 Highlights & JHM Research in Hospital Medicine News

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 sessions on VTE and opioids. HM17 award winning abstract on difficile, by Sara G. Murray, MD, was featured in Healio Internal Medicine. An article in FierceHealthcare discusses research on a newly developed readmissions software that was presented at SHM’s annual meeting. SHM member Dr. Scott Gottlieb was officially confirmed by the senate as the new FDA Commissioner. Tracy Cardin, ACNP, SFHM’s blog post “We Are Not Done Changing” was reposted on Medpage Today’s KevinMD. Journal of Hospital Medicine research was cited in OHSU News, McKnight’s and newswise. Hospitalists on Healthcare: ‘Politicians Can’t Fix This’ As…

HM17 Previews, Value of NPs and More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: April 13 – April 27, 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: Medscape spoke with 3 members of the Annual Meeting Committee for an article that previews upcoming sessions and tracks at Hospital Medicine 2017. The State of Hospital Medicine Report and SHM board member Tracy Cardin, ACNP, SFHM were both featured in an article discussing the value of NPs in hospital medicine groups. SHM member Christopher P. Bonafide, MD, MSCE was quoted in an article discussing his recent research on alarm response time published in JAMA Pediatrics. Income for physician assistants with a focus in hospital medicine is increasing as we move toward a value-based care model. An article in Oklahoma’s Nursing Times salutes hospitalists at Integris Southwest Medical Center for their collaboration with nurses…

SHM’s Eisenberg Award, Center for QI and More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: March 30 – April 13, 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: As a part of the I-PASS Study Group, SHM was awarded the Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award for innovation at the national level. SHM’s Project BOOST (Better Outcomes by Optimizing Safe Transitions) was mentioned in a Healthcare IT News article on improving care transitions with technology. The State of Hospital Medicine Report was cited in an article discussing the benefits of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in hospital medicine groups. SHM members Read Pierce, MD, Efren Manjarrez, MD, SFHM and Joy Engblade, MD recommend five hospital committees for younger hospitalist colleagues in a Medscape Jenna Goldstein, Director of SHM’s Center for Quality Improvement, was quoted in an article highlighting SHM’s commitment to advancing…

JHM Research on VIP Patients, Docs and Social Media & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: March 16 – 30, 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. Journal of Hospital Medicine research that explores the treatment of “VIP” patients was highlighted in Becker’s Hospital Review, FierceHealthcare and WBUR. Leslie Flores, MHA, SFHM’s blog post “Equal Time for Hospital Execs,” was reposted on Medpage Today’s KevinMD. A recent survey shows that more than half of healthcare providers remain unprepared for MACRA. Active SHM member and JHM deputy editor, Vineet Arora, MD, MPP, SFHM discusses how physicians, medical students and residents can utilize social media to improve their practice. Study: Physicians Feel Pressured to Provide Unnecessary Care for VIP Patients The study, published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, surveyed hospitalists across eight hospitals about services provided to patients who are considered "VIPs." In some hospitals,…
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