' Women Don't Do Well Here': Physician Job Ad Prompts Anger'Women Don't Do Well Here': Physician Job Ad Prompts Anger
A job advertisement for a hospitalist position in Bullhead City, Arizona, sparked outrage on Twitter and has been taken down.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Pediatric hospitalists at the front line of gun violence prevention: every patient encounter is an opportunity to promote safe gun storage - Gastineau KAB, Andrews AL.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patients Benefit When Hospitalists Work Several Days in a Row Patients Benefit When Hospitalists Work Several Days in a Row
Outcomes such as 30-day mortality after discharge and readmission risk improved with continuity, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Regenstrief, IU study finds assigning hospitalists by unit has both pros and cons
(Regenstrief Institute) Hospital medicine is the fastest growing medical specialty. Researchers from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine have conducted the first time-motion study in over a decade to assess the impact of geographic cohorting of hospitalists. They report that assigning hospitalists by unit has both pros and cons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctor breaks down what every parent should know about vaping and e-cigarettes
Vape shops selling electronic cigarettes are popping up in strip malls all over the U.S. The colorful, flavored liquid is being marketed to tweens and teens. But what ’s really in that liquid? Is it “safer” than traditional cigarettes? Listen to Dr. Susan Walley, a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s of Alabama, explain what the dangers are, and what parents can tell their children about e-cigarettes that the manufacturers won’t in Children’s of Ala bama’s Inside Pediatrics Podcast.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Children ’s of Alabama Source Type: news

Murder by Opioid: The Case of the Ohio Doc Murder by Opioid: The Case of the Ohio Doc
An Ohio hospitalist has been charged with 25 counts of murder by opioid. What happened?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Washington Regional Adds Doerner (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Phillip Doerner recently joined Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville as a hospitalist. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 23, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

O’Sullivan Accepts Position at Washington Regional (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Senushi O’Sullivan has joined Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville as a hospitalist. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 26, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Abington shifts pediatric partnership to Nemours from CHOP
Abington-Jefferson Health and Nemours duPont Pediatrics have formed a pediatric care partnership that will include Nemours pediatricians serving as hospitalists for Abington ’s inpatient pediatric unit. The collaboration will also result in Nemours duPont Pediatrics opening a specialty care center on Abington–Jefferson Health’s Willow Grove campus later this month. The specialty care center will feature specialists in cardiology, developmental medicine, gastroent erology, general surgery and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

People to Know Aging Care: Julie Lauder
Julie Lauder is regional practice manager of Norton Medical Associates — geriatrics, Norton house calls and hospitalists at Norton Healthcare Inc. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four Strategies Facilitate Hospital Admission of Acutely Ill Older Adults Four Strategies Facilitate Hospital Admission of Acutely Ill Older Adults
Four geriatric-evaluation and -management strategies ("GEMS") can help hospitalists routinely and efficiently assess acutely ill older adults.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Five'Quick Hits' in Hospital Medicine Five'Quick Hits' in Hospital Medicine
These take-home points from five studies can keep hospitalists up-to-date on the latest data.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 18, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

4 Clinical Guidelines Every Hospitalist Needs to Know 4 Clinical Guidelines Every Hospitalist Needs to Know
Drs Alok Patel and Alfred Burger discuss important clinical guidelines for every hospitalist in the US, including C diff, noninvasive ventilator support, and opioid-induced constipation.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 5, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Hospitalists Highlight Lack of Respect in 45% Burnout Rate Hospitalists Highlight Lack of Respect in 45% Burnout Rate
The percentage of those saying they were disrespected by administrators or others was twice as high as that cited by nonhospitalists. Outside work, hospitalists were happier than nonhospitalists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Are Hospitalists Losing Their Procedural Acumen? Are Hospitalists Losing Their Procedural Acumen?
Authors identify gaps in comfort and experience among hospitalists in performing core bedside procedures and say such deficits nationwide'constitute a serious threat to hospitalized patients. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - April 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

A Conversation with Mark Zellmer
Discussion focuses on the work of this CAH, which will be using physician assistants to fully staff the hospital, including their PA fellowship program. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - March 19, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

UC Health's Awosika no longer spends time dwelling on past
Dr. Bi Awosika, 38, is a hospitalist, assistant professor of medicine and associate program director with the internal medicine residency at UC College of Medicine, UC Health. She will be promoted to associate professor of clinical medicine, effective in September. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Link Between NSAIDs and C. Diff? Anesthesiology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, anesthesiologists as perioperative hospitalists (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How Physicians Took On a Hospital CEO--and Won How Physicians Took On a Hospital CEO--and Won
A proposed plan to replace a patient's doctors with hospitalist-employed physicians led to a rebellion by Florida doctors and the resignation of a hospital CEO.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

How Hospitalists Can Improve Shift-to-Shift Patient Handoffs How Hospitalists Can Improve Shift-to-Shift Patient Handoffs
Improving handoff communication and procedures results in dramatic decreases in medical errors. Presented are five strategies to build better patient handoffs.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

Q & A with an Expert: The Rise of Hospital Medicine and Its Impact on Health Care Delivery
In an exclusive interview with Caring for the Ages, Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, president of TeamHealth ’s Hospitalist and Post-Acute Care service lines, spoke with Ian Cordes, a member of Caring’s Editorial Advisory Board, about the increasing role of hospitalists in the United States. Dr. Gundersen explained how this development has changed the practice of medicine in the acute and post-acute se ttings, as well as discussed the evolution of TeamHealth, the influence of electronic medical record (EMR) systems on the day-to-day, and more. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - December 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ian Cordes Tags: BOARD ROOM Source Type: news

Baptist Health Adds Physicians in Conway, Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Teresa Bau recently joined Baptist Health Medical Center in Conway as a hospitalist. Dr. Jamie Trapp recently joined Baptist Health Family Clinic in Conway. Dr. Patrick Lang is the newest addition to the Baptist Health Urogynecology Clinic in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - November 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Authors Delve Into Characteristics of FP Hospitalists
A policy brief published in theJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine found that nearly 9 percent of new family physicians in active practice were practicing as hospitalists. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Approach to children with aggressive behavior for general pediatricians and hospitalists: Part 1-epidemiology and etiology - Haidar-Elatrache S, Wolf M, Fabie NAV, Sahai S.
Children and adolescents are increasingly presenting to the hospital and emergency department with aggressive behavior and psychiatric emergencies. The rise in pediatric mental health problems, coupled with a lack of much needed resources, necessitates tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Approach to children with aggressive behavior for general pediatricians and hospitalists: Part 2-evaluation, tests, and treatment - Haidar-Elatrache S, Wolf M, Fabie NAV, Sahai S.
After reviewing the various etiologies that can contribute to a presentation of aggressive behavior in a child (see part 1), a physician should conduct a thorough history and physical examination. The history should be obtained from the patient and caregiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

White River Medical Center Adds Two Hospitalists (NEA Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Jerrod Anderson and Dr. Caleb Oster are the two newest hospitalists at White River Medical Center in Batesville. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The role of hospital medicine in emergency preparedness: a framework for hospitalist leadership in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery - Persoff J, Ornoff D, Little C.
Recent high-profile mass casualty events illustrate the unique challenges that such occurrences pose to normal hospital operations. These events create patient surges that overwhelm hospital resources, space, and staff. However, in most healthcare systems,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Can NPs and PAs Replace Hospitalists? Can NPs and PAs Replace Hospitalists?
Are physician-extenders just as capable of caring for patients as hospitalists are?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

7 Strategies to Improve Medication Reconciliation 7 Strategies to Improve Medication Reconciliation
Hospitalists are tasked with creating an accurate list of all medications that a patient is taking. Presented are seven strategies used to improve the process.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

Clark Receives Partners Quality and Safety Innovation Award
Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD, a hospitalist and program director of Health Equity Research and Intervention (HERI) in the Center for Community Health and Health Equity (CCHHE), led the team that won the inaugural Partners Quality and Safety Innovation Award (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Female Internists Earn 20% Less Than Their Male Peers Female Internists Earn 20% Less Than Their Male Peers
Female internists are paid less whether they are generalists, hospitalists, or subspecialists, even after adjusting for hours and work setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Rethinking Hospitalist vs Specialty Care Rethinking Hospitalist vs Specialty Care
Conventional wisdom says that effective communication results in better patient care. Turns out, it's true, especially in patient care.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Mobility Plan Gets Hospitalized Patients Moving Mobility Plan Gets Hospitalized Patients Moving
Hospitalists at the University of Pennsylvania outline the mobility plan used at their institution to decrease the adverse effects of bedrest among hospitalized patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Help for Lowering Readmissions: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, hospitalists called on to diminish clinical uncertainty (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Les Mis é rables Parody: ED vs. Hospitalist
(MedPage Today) -- You thought living in revolutionary France was bad? (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Hospitalist? What's That? Hospitalist? What's That?
How can hospitalists differentiate themselves from other general medicine providers? Is the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine certification the solution?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Hospitalist Specialty Code C6: 1 Year After Implementation Hospitalist Specialty Code C6: 1 Year After Implementation
What impact does this new specialty code have on hospitalists and processing claims?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

MD < 40: Preventing Burnout with a Passion
(MedPage Today) -- Hospitalist Bo Awosika, MD, has some simple advice for breaking the routine (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

‘ All of Us ’ Research Program Recruiting Participants
BOSTON (CBS) – The future of healthcare is to customize therapies based on a patient’s individual background.  That requires a large amount of data on people from all walks of life. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, local researchers are recruiting thousands of New Englanders to participate in one of the largest biobanks of its kind. If you had high blood pressure, wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what medications would be best for you? Local researchers are recruiting thousands of New Englanders to participate in one of the largest biobanks of its kind. (WBZ-TV) It’s called precision me...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Biomedical Research Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Tampa private equity company takes aim at growing health care practices along Florida's west coast
A medical practice in the portfolio of HealthEdge Investment Partners has bought Cape Coral Hospitalists Inc. HealthEdge portfolio company Spectrum Medical Partners Inc. is aiming to become a regional leader, and the deal for the Cape Coral company gives Spectrum a broader geographic footprint, Dr. Krishan Nagda, Spectrum’s CEO, said in a press release. “We plan to use this solid base in southwest Fl orida to continue expanding up the west coast of the state,” Scott Heberlein, HealthEdge partner,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Vader Displeased With Readmissions, Delinquent Discharge Summaries
(MedPage Today) -- He finds recent actions by hospitalists'disturbing'(Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Wachter: Why Home Hospitals Are Not a Threat Wachter: Why Home Hospitals Are Not a Threat
The future of hospitalists is safe because factors other than the lower cost of care seem to be affecting the uptake of the home hospital, experts report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Megamergers, Microhospitals Upend Care Models Megamergers, Microhospitals Upend Care Models
As traditional full-service acute care hospitals are phased out, hospitalists will be in demand in the areas of postacute and palliative care, according to the CEO of the Society of Hospital Medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Patients Prefer PCPs Over Hospitalists While in Hospital Patients Prefer PCPs Over Hospitalists While in Hospital
A recent study found that hospital patients who received care from their PCP had higher discharge rates and lower 30-day mortality rates.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

6 Characteristics of an Effective Hospitalist Mentoring Program 6 Characteristics of an Effective Hospitalist Mentoring Program
No two hospitalist mentoring programs are alike. What traits do the most successful ones share?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Hospital Medicine - Medscape Hospital Medicine - Medscape
The latest news, perspectives and hospital medicine-related research for practicing hospitalists. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Sepsis Alerts, Better Sleep, Handoffs Top Hospital Meeting Sepsis Alerts, Better Sleep, Handoffs Top Hospital Meeting
Hospitalists will hear about the impact of the specialty and new challenges emerging at the Society of Hospital Medicine 2018 Meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

McGuire Group adds specialty telemedicine unit at Garden Gate
McGuire Group is introducing a new specialty care program at its Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga. The Complex Medical Care Unit (CMCU) will outfit patients with portable WiFi/cellular cardiac monitors, which register real-time data 24 hours a day, allowing physicians to watch for serious medical situations and intervene immediately. Developed in partnership with Dr. Ray Ogra and Dr. Matthew S mith, hospitalists from Buffalo Medical Group, the CMCU system combines increased medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

My Job Isn't to Move Patients Quickly
(MedPage Today) -- A hospitalist is tired of being a cog in a machine (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fewer HF Readmissions After Cardiology vs Hospitalist Care Fewer HF Readmissions After Cardiology vs Hospitalist Care
Readmissions at 30 days were up for discharged patients with heart failure cared for on the general medicine service. A possible fix: more opportunities for hospitalists to learn strategies for optimal heart failure care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news