Bob’s Favorite Links

By  |  September 12, 2007 | 

Here are a few of the healthcare links I enjoy reading:

ABIM Foundation Medical Professionalism Blog
An Insider’s View on Health Care

Clinical Cases and Images Blog
Comarow on Quality
DB’s Medical Rants
EGMN Notes from the Road
GeriPal
Happy Hospitalist

Health Affairs Blog
Health Beat Blog
Health Care Blog
Healthcare IT Guy
Health Care Renewal
Health Care Organizational Ethics
Kevin, MD

Neil Versel’s Healthcare IT Blog
Notes from Dr. RW
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Podcasts
Running a Hospital
Schwitzer Health News Blog
SHM’s Clinical Blog
SHM’s Practice Management Blog
WSJ Health Blog

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About the Author:

Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine. He is also Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine. He has published 250 articles and 6 books in the fields of quality, safety, and health policy. He coined the term hospitalist” in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article and is past-president of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is generally considered the academic leader of the hospitalist movement, the fastest growing specialty in the history of modern medicine. He is also a national leader in the fields of patient safety and healthcare quality. He is editor of AHRQ WebM&M, a case-based patient safety journal on the Web, and AHRQ Patient Safety Network, the leading federal patient safety portal. Together, the sites receive nearly one million unique visits each year. He received one of the 2004 John M. Eisenberg Awards, the nation’s top honor in patient safety and quality. He has been selected as one of the 50 most influential physician-executives in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine for the past eight years, the only academic physician to achieve this distinction; in 2015 he was #1 on the list. He is a former chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has served on the healthcare advisory boards of several companies, including Google. His 2015 book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, was a New York Times science bestseller.

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