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:


 Personality Disorders on the Acute Care Unit
We all know these patients: The young man who, when his name shows up on the ED board, everyone lets out a little groan, knowing his hospital stay will be long and tumultuous. The middle-aged woman who seems to do want your care and attention and yet rebuffs your attempts to help her, meanwhile, making constant demands on nursing staff.

January 6, 2017
PM360
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Doximity: A Social Media Platform Doctors Can Trust
Social media present a challenge for physicians. Doctors violate the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act if they post a patient’s condition on their private Facebook account. They violate the ethics of physician-patient relationships if they connect with patients on social media platforms like Twitter.

January 7, 2017
Modern Healthcare
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The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Works with Van Buren County Hospital for Its New Virtual Hospitalist Service
Being the first known virtual hospital service in the state, the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Van Buren County Hospital launched its service in November last year. They have recently announced the program to the public.

January 19, 2017
The Daily Iowan
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Doctors Are Starting to Let Patients Read Their Notes
Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.

December 31, 2016
Modern Healthcare
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LinkedIn: Highest Paying Jobs in 2017 Dominated by Healthcare
Healthcare careers are among the highest paid jobs in the U.S., according to LinkedIn’s list of jobs with the highest base salary, with the first nine out of 20 jobs on the list all in the healthcare field. Here are the top 20 jobs, listed by median base salary, according to LinkedIn Salary.

January 10, 2017
Becker’s Hospital Review
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Exceptional Internist Cristina H. Hung, MD, Will Be Spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Cristina H. Hung, MD, Internist, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World

January 6, 2017
PR News Channel
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Sound Physicians Promotes Greta Boynton, M.D. to Associate Chief Medical Officer
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Cristina H. Hung, MD, Internist, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.

January 19, 2017
SAT Press Releases
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Felicia Steele

Felicia joined the Society of Hospital Medicine in November of 2016 and serves as the Marketing Communications Specialist. She is responsible for overseeing day-to-day social media engagement, developing content that supports SHM’s brand and core values, monitoring SHM’s media coverage and assisting in the moderation of SHM’s online community, HMX.

Prior to her role at SHM, Ms. Steele was the Sales & Marketing Assistant at The MandMarblestone Group, LLC, a tax law consulting firm. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies with a minor in Public Health from Temple University.

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