New JHM Paper: The Everything You Wanted To Know Edition

Yes, another citation.  This one is worth your time though.

There simply is too much here to summarize, and besides, by the time I was done , you would have finished the paper anyway.

It is a study of national HM groups, surveying all the key variables on which we always inquire–shifts, responsibility, encounters, etc. I had many key takeaways, not the least of which is time involved with night work, administration, teaching, ICU–all varied by geography and employer.

Here is one table to gander:

Always exciting to see new data, although how about next time, a question on Apple versus Android?  Yeah, we really want to know.


Brad Flansbaum

Bradley Flansbaum, DO, MPH, MHM works for Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA in both the divisions of hospital medicine and population health. He began working as a hospitalist in 1996, at the inception of the hospital medicine movement. He is a founding member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and served as a board member and officer. He speaks nationally in promoting hospital medicine and has presented at many statewide meetings and conferences. He is also actively involved in house staff education.

Currently, he serves on the SHM Public Policy Committee and has an interest in payment policy, healthcare market competition, health disparities, cost-effectiveness analysis, and pain and palliative care. He is SHM’s delegate for the AMA House of Delegates.

Dr. Flansbaum received his undergraduate degree from Union College in Schenectady, NY and attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He received his M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management at Columbia University.

He is a political junky, and loves to cook, stay fit, read non-fiction, listen to many genres of music, and is a resident of Danville, PA.

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