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Your NEJM Group Today: Necrotizing Fasciitis Review / Poll: Are You Seeing More Drug UseRelated HIV? / Alaska Hospitalist Opportunity
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review: The hallmarks of necrotizing fasciitis are friable superficial fascia, gray... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Hepatitis A Outbreak / Low Accuracy of Clinician Suspicion for Lyme Disease / Connecticut Hospitalist Opportunity
Check out some of the recent highlights from NEJM Group: NEJM: Perspective: Dr. Margot Kushel examines the root cause of a hepatitis A outbreak in... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Unintentional Overdose Case / Ceftriaxone-Resistant Gonorrhea in North America / Virginia Hospitalist Opportunity
Here's what we've chosen for you today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case Record: A 36-year-old man was seen in the emergency department because... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: When a Young MD's Child Codes / Guidelines on Ventilation During CPR / New Mexico Hospitalist Opportunity
Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Perspective: As his colleagues perform a code on his 2-year-old... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Diuretic Treatment in HF / Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia? / Montana Internist/Hospitalist Opportunities
Have a look at what we've selected for you today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review: This review discusses current pharmacologic principles of diuretic therapy, integrates... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Helping Clinicians Fight Opioid Epidemic / Botox for Spasticity? / Chicago-Area Hospitalist Opportunity
Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group: NEJM Catalyst: Providers have a large role to play in tackling the opioid overdose epidemic, but... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Is your own MD best in the hospital? Study eyes hospitalists
Study suggests old-fashioned family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospital patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Capturing the Patient Voice / Familial Thrombophilia in Pregnancy / New York Hospitalist Opportunities
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Catalyst: Insights Report: How can we capture the patient voice and make hospital staff... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Capturing the Patient Voice / Familial Thrombophilia in Pregnancy / New York Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Catalyst: Insights Report: How … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Conjoined Twins Case / ADHD or Young for Grade? / Chicago-Area Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case Record: Conjoined twin girls — joined from the xiphoid to the … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Hospitalists and ED Staff Drive Down Healthcare Costs? Can Hospitalists and ED Staff Drive Down Healthcare Costs?
Telemedicine, ED staff working with hospitalists, and improving patient handoff can improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs, Drs Robert Glatter and Sherri L. Sandel say.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Lower-Extremity Ulcer Clinical Pearls / Medical Marijuana for Kids? / Florida Hospitalist-Nocturnist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Resident 360: Clinical Pearls: What are … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Carotid Sinus Massage Video / PPI Dosing & Acid Suppression / Boston-Area Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for your from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Video in Clinical Medicine: This video reviews … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Rethinking Low-Risk Research / Rise in Suicide Attempts? / Penn. Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Audio Interview: Rethinking Low-Risk Research: … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Buffalo Medical Group expands partnership with Catholic Health
Catholic Health is expanding a partnership with Buffalo Medical Group to provide help at a second hospital campus. BMG is now providing hospitalist physicians at the Sisters of Charity Hospital St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga, as of Oct. 1. It’s an extension of an agreement that has seen BMG provide hospitalist services at the main Sisters campus since 2012. Hospitalist physicians take care of managing pat ients in acute care hospital settings, consulting with both specialists and patients’… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Controversy Lingers Regarding Pediatric HM Subspecialty Controversy Lingers Regarding Pediatric HM Subspecialty
Hospitalists question whether board certification will make it more difficult to attract candidates to the field.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

You Are About to Enter Another Dimension: The Medical Twilight Zone
In the December 2016 “Caring Transitions” column, James Lett, MD, CMD, told a true story about a disagreeable event he encountered as a medical director (Lett, Caring for the Ages 2016;17[12]:16): A patient on observation status (OBS) while in the hospital could not receive Medicare coverage for the subsequent skill ed nursing facility (SNF) post-acute stay, a misunderstanding that resulted in a very surprised, angry family. In this issue, Dr. Lett explores the complexities of OBS status with hospitalist Ken Donovan, MD. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 29, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Wayne Saltsman Tags: caring transitions Source Type: news

Amanda Johnson New Hospitalist at White River Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)
Johnson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a residency in family medicine at the UAMS Northeast Regional Program in Jonesboro. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Marfan's with Ectopia Lentis / Rising Costs of Topical Steroids / NC Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 41-year-old man presented with progressive loss … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Navigating Rx Price Increases / Dietary Fat & Breast Cancer Outcomes / Illinois Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose from you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Catalyst: Case … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Diagnosing Liver Disease / Lung Cancer Increasing in Nonsmokers / Ohio Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Have a look at today's selections from NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review article: Advances in imaging techniques … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center launches new in-house OB/GYN program
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has partnered with OB Hospitalist Group to offer an obstetrics emergency department and obstetrics hospitalist program. This ensures that expectant mothers are evaluated and treated by a physician, regardless of time, location, circumstance or complication. Physicians will be on site at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center to support other community OB/GYNs and provide coverage as requested. OB Hospitalist Group is a nationwide specialist in the development, staffing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: How All Physicians Can Address Opioid Addiction / Predicting Seizure Recurrence / Massachusetts Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Audio Interview: Practicing Addiction Medicine: … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Infant with Fever & Abdominal Mass / Surprising Effect of Melatonin / Pittsburgh Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case Record: An 8-month-old girl presented … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Newborn with Vomiting, Acidosis & Azotemia / Inpatient Antibiotics & Adverse Events / Ariz. FM Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case Record: A 9-day-old girl was admitted because of … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Wheezing Interactive Medical Case / Excessive Opioids After C-Section / New Mexico Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Interactive Medical Case: A 20-year-old with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Med/Surg Units: The Proverbial Bedlam
(MedPage Today) -- An inpatient stay reveals the burden on med/surg hospitalists (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 26, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Severe Plantar Warts Images / CPAP for Sleep Apnea & CV Risk / Illinois Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Endocervical Carcinoma in Pregnancy / Dyspepsia Management Guideline / Indiana Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Have a look at what we selected for you today from NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case record: … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Hospitalists Can Reach the C-Suite How Hospitalists Can Reach the C-Suite
Chad Whelan, MD, who was recently named president of Loyola University Medical Center, shares his best career tips.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Beating, Fast and Slow / Women's Views on Screening Mammography / Kentucky Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Have a look at the latest selections from NEJM Group: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Clinical problem-solving: A 52-year-old man presented with a 2-week history of exertional chest … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Infinity Healthcare of Milwaukee purchased by Envision
Envision Healthcare Corp. said Wednesday that Envision Physician Services acquired Infinity Healthcare Inc., a multi-specialty physician group practice based in downtown Milwaukee. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed in a press release from Greenwood Village, Colo.-based Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC). Infinity Healthcare has more than 340 physicians and midlevel providers who deliver emergency and hospitalist medicine, anesthesia and radiology services to patients in Wisconsin and Illinois. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rebecca Carballo Source Type: news

Hospitalists' Winning Abstracts Target High-Value Care Hospitalists' Winning Abstracts Target High-Value Care
Researchers developed strategies to reduce the number of days insurers refused to pay for as well as the number of unnecessary transthoracic echocardiography tests and unnecessary heart monitoring.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: NEJM Editors on Senate Health Bill / Exercise for Knee OA / Florida Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: New England Journal of Medicine: Editorial: NEJM editors weigh in on the Better Care … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - June 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Paris Physician Named TMA Health Hero
Amanda D. Green, MD, a hospitalist in Paris, was named a Health Hero by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) for her commitment to improving the health of her community. She was one of only four physicians TMA honored with the inaugural award during TexMed, TMA ’s annual conference, in Houston. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Tale of Two Doctors / Over- and Underdosing Novel Anticoagulants / Pennsylvania Hospitalist/Nocturnist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's a small sampling of what's new on NEJM Group:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Medicine and Society: Back-to-back visits with an internist … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - June 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Large Arachnoid Cyst / Steroids for Urticaria? / Chicago Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 27-year-old … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - June 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Inpatient Progress Note Content Often Cut and Pasted
About half of the content is pasted from elsewhere by medical students, residents, hospitalists (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Learning from Indian Healthcare / Childhood Atopic Dermatitis & Allergy Risk / Florida Hospitalist & Nocturnist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Catalyst: Expert article: Even though India is far from a model of … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Managing High Drug Prices / Durability of Antiretroviral Therapy / Montana Internist/Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Audio Interview: High … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Protecting Physician Speech / Changing Face of Endocarditis / Colorado Hospitalist Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here are our top picks from NEJM Group:NEJM Audio Interview: Protecting Physician Speech: Professor Wendy … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Physicians' age linked to patients' mortality risk
Hospitalized patients have a slightly higher risk of dying when treated by older hospitalists -- internal medicine specialists who oversee the care of acutely ill hospitalized patients -- new research concludes. The results suggest the critical importance of continuing medical education throughout the span of a physician's professional career. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

There's A Strong Chance You Are Paying For Expensive Medical Billing Mistakes
Medical bills are the gift that keeps on giving. Having lost my husband in January, I can attest that not even death puts an end to the steady stream of bills for his care that I still get in the mail. Balance billing, services not covered, out-of-network doctors ― they all come back to haunt you in the form of bills ― including a good number from doctors you’ve never met or heard of, and who you don’t when or why even saw your loved one. The bills? I expected them. What I didn’t expect was to learn that medical bills notoriously contain errors ― big errors. While there are no comprehensive statisti...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links physician age to patient mortality risk
(Harvard Medical School) Patients treated by older hospital-based internists known as hospitalists are somewhat more likely to die within a month of admission than those treated by younger physicians, according to the results of a study led by researchers at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hospitalists on Healthcare:'Politicians Can't Fix This'Hospitalists on Healthcare:'Politicians Can't Fix This '
The only fix for the system is lowering costs, and only providers can do that, speakers at the hospital medicine meeting explained as they discussed the uncertain future of American healthcare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Electronics Connect Records, Schedules, Physician Cellphones Electronics Connect Records, Schedules, Physician Cellphones
A new software program can notify hospitalists if a patient is readmitted, and can survey physicians in real time about issues such as workload.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

How to Find the Best Hospitalist Schedule How to Find the Best Hospitalist Schedule
Find out about the pros and cons of these three options.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Rethinking Pain Can Help Hospitalists Fight Opioid Crisis Rethinking Pain Can Help Hospitalists Fight Opioid Crisis
Changes in the assessment of patients reporting pain, expectations about pain management, and prescribing practices can help curb the opioid crisis, according to experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Climate Change and Health Interview / PPIs & Stroke / New York Hospitalist Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Check out today's selections from NEJM Group: NEJM Audio Interview: Climate Change and Health: Dr. … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - April 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sleep Studies and VTEs Headline Hospitalists Meeting Sleep Studies and VTEs Headline Hospitalists Meeting
Curbing interruptions to patient's sleep and a rare look into hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTEs) will be among the hot topics at the upcoming Society of Hospital Medicine meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news