SHM Media Highlights

SHM Member Nominated to Lead FDA, Focused Practice Update & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: March 2 – March 16, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine is the first designation approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties as it plans a rollout of a more robust Focused Practice designation program. Scott Gottlieb, MD, SHM Public Policy Committee member, has been nominated to serve as Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. Along with over 30 other organizations, SHM endorses the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on unnecessary testing for rare liver conditions was cited in HeathImaging and HeathNewsDigest, among others. JAMA study on hospitalist Medicare Part B spending shows that delivering more costly patient care does not impact clinical outcomes. An article in Kaiser Health News discusses…

Incorporating NP/PAs into Hospitalist Groups, JHM Research & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: February 16 – March 2, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: SHM member Tara Lagu, MD, MPH discusses her research on physician rating websites in articles on MedPage Today and Medscape. Two articles focus on the value of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in hospital medicine groups. SHM board member Tracy Cardin, ACNP-BC, SFHM also discussed effectively integrating NP/PAs into hospital medicine groups in a recent blog post. A news article reports on the benefits of the collaborative hospitalist program at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX. The benefits of the hospital medicine approach in quality and global health are highlighted in a recent post on Health Affairs Blog. Journal of Hospital Medicine research was cited in Medical Xpress and Knowridge Science Report. 1-Star vs…

Clinicians to Follow on Twitter, Opioid Management & Int’l HM in the News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: February 2 – February 16, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: JHM deputy editor, Vineet Arora, MD, MPP, FHM, was listed as 1 of 13 clinicians to follow on Twitter and was quoted in an article discussing mortality rates among U.S. vs. foreign trained doctors. Brad Flansbaum, DO, MPH, MHM reviewed this story in a recent blog post. Thomas W. Frederickson, MD, SFHM wrote an article for the pharma letter highlighting SHM’s Reducing Adverse Drug Events related to Opioids (RADEO) guide, for which he was the lead author Former SHM president Mark V. Williams, MD, MHM spoke about the evolution of hospital medicine at the first International Conference of Hospital Medicine in Taiwan. Journal of Hospital Medicine research from 2012 was cited in an article…

Hospitalist Tops List of Promising Jobs for 2017 & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: January 19 – February 2, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Vineet Arora, MD, MPP, active SHM member and JHM deputy editor, was quoted in an article on improving and standardizing care transitions in The Washington Post. Based on the potential for career advancement, job growth and salary, hospitalist ranks number 1 in LinkedIn’s list of the Most Promising Jobs of 2017. Leslie Flores, MHA, SFHM’s blog post, “An Open Letter to Hospital Executives about Their Hospitalist Programs” was reposted on Medpage Today’s KevinMD. SHM member Robert El-Kareh, MD, MPH was quoted in an article discussing a self-analysis tool that can help build a family-centered plan in the ICU, which he helped develop. Former chair of SHM’s National Post-Acute Task Force, Dr. Olevia Pitts, is…

JHM Research, Virtual Hospitalists & Member Successes in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: January 5 – January 19, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare-centric news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Journal of Hospital Medicine research was cited in article about treating patients with personality disorders. SHM Vice President of Membership, Ethan Gray, was quoted in a Modern Healthcare article discussing Doximity, a social media platform used by 68% of our membership. A local news article highlighted the benefits of the virtual hospitalist service provided by University of Iowa Health care and Van Buren County Hospital. An article in Modern Healthcare quoted Patrick Cawley, MD, MHM discussing the impact of providing open access of medical notes to patients. In a list compiled from LinkedIn data, hospitalist ranked number 8 in the highest paying jobs in America in 2017. SHM member Cristina H. Hung, MD will…
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