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.
So out in the varied land of hospital medicine, I have noticed something that I have no clear explanation for. It turns out there is often a gap in productivity between that of NP/PA providers and physicians. The range of the gap varies wildly – I just got off the phone with a HM group […]
In my previous post, I discussed the challenges associated with measuring hospitalists’ patient satisfaction scores. I noted that CMS never designed the HCAHPS survey to evaluate the performance of individual providers or groups; it is only valid for assessing hospital-level performance related to patients’ experience of care. I also reviewed some structural impediments that likely […]
Everywhere I go these days, one of the top questions on the minds of hospital leaders and hospitalists alike is, “How can we improve hospitalist patient satisfaction scores?” It’s a dilemma. There are people who know way more about this subject than me, but I’m not aware of anyone who has really cracked the nut. […]