Acquiring sepsis competencies through simulation-based learning bundle during intermediate care unit internship, Medicine
The objective of this study was to analyze whether a simulation-based learning bundle is useful for residents while acquiring competencies in the management of sepsis during their internship in an ImCU.A prospective study, set in a tertiary-care academic medical center was performed enrolling residents who performed their internship in an ImCU from 2014 to 2017. The pillars of the simulation-based learning bundle were sepsis scenario in the simulation center, instructional material, and sepsis lecture, and management of septic patients admitted in the ImCU. Each resident was evaluated in the beginning and at the end of the...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Moms Work as Doctors and Scientists. But They ’ve Also Taken On Another Job: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation Online
Last March, friends and neighbors began stopping Emily Smith in her town outside of Waco, Texas, with questions about the coronavirus. An epidemiologist at Baylor University, Smith knows all too well how viruses are transmitted. But as the wife of a pastor and as a woman of faith, she also holds a trusted position in her community, and she would speak to those who asked about why she personally thought social distancing was a moral choice. As the weeks wore on, the questions kept coming: “What does flatten the curve mean?” “Is it safe for my child to kick a soccer ball outside with a friend?” So she...
Source: TIME: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman Tags: Uncategorized feature Magazine Misinformation & Disinformation Source Type: news

Meet the TikTok gynecologist who's not afraid to talk about 'down there'
Dr. Jennifer Lincoln delivers babies for a living. But that ’s not necessarily how you may know her. The Portland, Oregon-based OB-hospitalist has amassed 1.7 million followers on TikTok with her videos on reproductive health, women’s bodies, fat shaming, the Covid-19 vaccine and a “day in the life” of an OB-GYN. Many of her videos are dedicated to busting myths and answering viewers’ questions: “Does birth control cause cancer?” “Are pandemic periods a thing?” “Things you… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Four Upstate pediatric residency and fellowship programs receive accreditations
Includes new Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship Program, for fast-growing field. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Care by Locum Tenens Hospitalists Compares Well Care by Locum Tenens Hospitalists Compares Well
Care by locum tenens hospitalists, often thought to be an expensive solution to staffing shortages, may have advantages in patient outcomes and hospital costs, a new observational study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 13, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Doctors Search for Missing Link Between COVID and ITP Doctors Search for Missing Link Between COVID and ITP
A San Diego hospitalist went looking for answers when a new and unexplained COVID complication showed up in her hospital system three times in 1 month.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

With Little Data to Guide Them, Pregnant Health Care Workers Are Stepping Up to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Dr. Jacqueline Parchem, a maternal-fetal medicine physician at UTHealth in Houston, considers herself a private person. Even still, she logged on to Twitter on Dec. 22 and began drafting a series of posts. “Pregnant and unsure about the #COVID19 vaccine?” she wrote in a tweet that has now been liked more than 3,000 times. “You’re not alone. Got vaccinated today at 31 weeks [pregnant] and feel very fortunate. But it’s complicated.” Over the course of nine tweets, Parchem broke down the thinking that went into her difficult decision to get vaccinated during pregnancy. Ultimately, she wrote...
Source: TIME: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How 3 Physician Couples Are Weathering the Pandemic How 3 Physician Couples Are Weathering the Pandemic
A pediatrician married to the director of a NYC critical care unit, two hospitalists with a baby, and two plastic surgeons trying to keep their shared practice afloat share their stories.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Hospitalists Are Natural Leaders in the COVID Battle Hospitalists Are Natural Leaders in the COVID Battle
Four hospitalists share their experiences in treating patients with COVID-19.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Establishing a Strong and Lasting Mentor/Mentee Relationship Establishing a Strong and Lasting Mentor/Mentee Relationship
It is important to do some background work and ask around about potential mentors. Often, resident colleagues and fellows have a good sense of current projects and which faculty work well with learners.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Batten Down the Hatches for Thyroid Storm Batten Down the Hatches for Thyroid Storm
"What's tricky is there really are no specific biochemical level cutoffs for thyroid storm, and also no unique laboratory abnormalities. In the end, it's a clinical diagnosis and a clinical judgment."The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Heart Failure: Practice-Changing Developments for Hospitalists Heart Failure: Practice-Changing Developments for Hospitalists
"I think this can help inform us as to who with acute heart failure potentially needs to come into the hospital and who doesn't."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Running on fumes
(JAMA Network) A   hospitalist charts his emotional journey in this narrative essay from when once brightly colored signs declared hospital workers as heroes to now when the signs have faded and the steady and intense work of helping patients with COVID-19 has seemingly become mundane. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

ECOG Status, Molecular Testing Key to Cancer Prognosis ECOG Status, Molecular Testing Key to Cancer Prognosis
Hospitalists will be surprised to learn that the voluminous and ever-growing body of clinical trials data is of little value in the inpatient settings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Population Health Can Improve Postdischarge Care Population Health Can Improve Postdischarge Care
Healthcare organizations must change their structure or risk going the way of Choluteca Bridge, which was built to be hurricane-proof and became useless when the course of the river shifted beneath it.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Hospitalists Share Work-Parent Experience During Pandemic Hospitalists Share Work-Parent Experience During Pandemic
Child care and odd hours always have been a challenge for hospitalists and for those in academia, any'wiggle room'in the schedule is often taken up by education, administration, and research projects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Cancer Treatments Bring Concerns for Hospitalists Cancer Treatments Bring Concerns for Hospitalists
Advances in cancer treatment have brought a range of potential issues that hospitalists are likely to see in admitted patients, many of which can escalate quickly into life-threatening emergencies.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Odd Symptom in Any Organ Can Signal Trouble in Immunotherapy Odd Symptom in Any Organ Can Signal Trouble in Immunotherapy
Advances in cancer treatment have brought a range of potential issues that hospitalists are likely to see in admitted patients, many of which can escalate quickly into life-threatening emergencies.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Accurately Diagnosing Narrow Complex Tachycardias on EKGs Accurately Diagnosing Narrow Complex Tachycardias on EKGs
Hospitalist Meghan Mary Walsh, MD, MPH, has developed a simple and efficient method for doing so within a minute or two that she's used with great success.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

A Rheumatologist Who Briefly Became a COVID Hospitalist A Rheumatologist Who Briefly Became a COVID Hospitalist
Rheumatologist Karmela Chan shares her experiences working as a COVID hospitalist.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Endocrine Hospitalist-Led Service Improves Diabetes Care Endocrine Hospitalist-Led Service Improves Diabetes Care
Mihail Zilbermint, MD, who created and leads one of the very few inpatient diabetes management programs in a small US community hospital, spoke with Medscape Medical News about his successes and challenges.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pediatric Hospitalists Convene to Discuss PHM Designation Pediatric Hospitalists Convene to Discuss PHM Designation
"If we build it, will they come? If they come, will it mean anything to them? That's the million-dollar question," Dr Chang said.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Hospitalists Stretch Into New Roles on COVID-19 Front Lines Hospitalists Stretch Into New Roles on COVID-19 Front Lines
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems, hospitals, and hospitalists have had to stretch limits, redefine roles, and redeploy critical staff in response to needs on the ground.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

News: Hospitalist Teams Provide Backup, Especially during Surges Like COVID-19
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - June 1, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

New York City Inpatient Detox Unit Keeps Running: Here's How New York City Inpatient Detox Unit Keeps Running: Here's How
Substance use disorder and its daily consequences take no breaks — even during a pandemic. A New York City hospitalist discusses inpatient detoxification amid an unprecedented health crisis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Engagement and leadership in firearm-related violence prevention: the role of the pediatric hospitalist - Silver AH, Andrews AL, Azzarone G, Bhansali P, Hjelmseth E, Hogan AH, O'Connor KM, Romo N, Parikh K.
Gun violence is a US public health crisis. Approximately 7000 children are hospitalized each year because of firearm-related injuries. As pediatric hospitalists, we are poised to address this crisis, whether we care directly for patients who are victims of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

What to Know About Kawasaki Disease, the Pediatric Inflammatory Condition Possibly Linked to COVID-19
Six weeks ago, in the relatively early days of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak, Dr. Veena Goel Jones, a pediatric hospitalist with Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California, treated a six-month-old baby girl for what she calls “classic Kawasaki disease.” The infant had fever, rash and swelling characteristic of the pediatric inflammatory condition. Jones, who is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, and her team also tested the girl for COVID-19, mainly out of hospital protocol—”not necessarily because we felt very strongly like she must have the virus,” ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Outpatient Procedural Sedation in Kids More Commonly Provided by Hospitalists Outpatient Procedural Sedation in Kids More Commonly Provided by Hospitalists
Outpatient procedural sedation in children is increasingly provided by pediatric hospitalists, and providers are using less chloral hydrate and pentobarbital, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 1, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine
(American College of Physicians) Preparing for battle: how hospitalists can manage the stress of COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hospital in Thailand Gives Newborn Babies Tiny Face Shields as Protection From Coronavirus
Even amidst a pandemic, life goes on. That’s certainly the case at Praram 9 Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, where on Thursday, two newborn babies were given tiny face shields to help protect them from COVID-19 — the diseased cased by the novel coronavirus — while they traveled home from the hospital. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP—Getty ImagesThis photo taken through a glass window at a maternity ward shows a nurse holding a newborn baby wearing a face shield, in an effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Praram 9 Hospital in Bangkok on April 9, 2020. In a statement to TIME, th...
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist's Advice, Fighting an 'Infodemic'
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stanford Hospitalist:'What I Wish I'd Known 2 Weeks Ago'Stanford Hospitalist:'What I Wish I'd Known 2 Weeks Ago '
Even with warning, the surge of COVID-19 patients came faster than expected, and hospitalists may need to be ready for 70% loss of staff availability, says Stanford's chief of hospital medicine.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 28, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist's Advice, Fighting an'Infodemic'COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist's Advice, Fighting an'Infodemic '
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Stanford Hospitalist: & quot;What I Wish I'd Known 2 Weeks Ago & quot; Stanford Hospitalist: & quot;What I Wish I'd Known 2 Weeks Ago & quot;
Even with warning, the surge of COVID-19 patients came faster than expected, and hospitalists may need to be ready for 70% loss of staff availability, says Stanford's chief of hospital medicine.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

What Hospitalists Need to Know About COVID-19 What Hospitalists Need to Know About COVID-19
A continually updated Q&A with the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Frequent Inpatient Consults Up Care, Cost but Not Outcomes Frequent Inpatient Consults Up Care, Cost but Not Outcomes
Medicare inpatients whose hospitalists relied more on specialist consultation had longer stays, greater costs, and higher subsequent specialist consultation but not better outcomes, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

' 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