Legacy doctors complain about hospital system's shift changes
The hospitalists won union recognition last fall but have yet to sit down at the bargaining table. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 11, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Why Walking Isn ’ t Enough When It Comes to Exercise
Walking is often thought of as a mere mode of transportation: a way to get from point A to point B. Few of us consider the fact that it’s one of the most fundamental, accessible physical activities a person can do. What’s so great about walking?  Walking might not be as impressive as holding a plank or doing mountain climbers, but “it’s considered a bodyweight exercise, because your large muscle groups are working to move the weight of your body,” says Dr. Marie Kanagie-McAleese, a pediatric hospitalist at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health and the leader of the Bel Air...
Source: TIME: Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ashley Mateo Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is hepatitis C?
It's estimated that 2 to 3 million people in the U.S. are living with the hepatitis C virus, and hundreds of thousands of them are undiagnosed. That's primarily because it tends to be asymptomatic in the initial stages until liver damage sets in decades later. A recent study coauthored by Dr. Karthik Gnanapandithan, a hospitalist at Mayo Clinic, found that nearly 40% of people with hepatitis C living in the U.S. are not even aware… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 11, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Residency programs should consider rotating more outpatient blocks
More outpatient scheduling blocks may reduce resident burnout without reducing medical knowledge, according to an article published in JAMA Network Open. A team led by Daniel Heppe, MD, from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Aurora, found that residents reported improved overall health and well-being, as well as reported improved ability to attend educational sessions without skimping out on clinical reasoning or skills. "Burnout is a work-related syndrome of depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and low personal achievement that is prevalent among internal med...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 28, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Liz Carey Tags: Radiology Education Source Type: news

Infographic: What Hospital Doctors Do About Their Burnout Infographic: What Hospital Doctors Do About Their Burnout
Hospitalists who feel burned out say whether they fault job stress, reveal their coping mechanisms, and share how they think their employers could help.Medscape (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 27, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

How Pioneer Medical Foundation works to create positive change in Tampa
Today, the multispecialist hospital medicine program has more than 200 hospitalists working alongside patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brooke Strickland Source Type: news

JoAnna Leyenaar Elected to National Society Advancing Physician-Scientist Research
JoAnna K. Leyenaar, MD, PhD, MPH, MSc, a hospitalist at Dartmouth Health Children’s and assistant professor of pediatrics and of health policy and clinical practice at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 10, 2024 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News ASCI JoAnna Leyenaar Source Type: news

Envision, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas keep radiologists in-network
National medical group Envision Healthcare has renewed a multiyear, statewide agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) to keep Envision's radiologists in-network for commercial, Managed Medicare, and Managed Medicaid members. In 2021, Envision had a team of 800 radiologists conducting more than 10 million reads per year. Nashville-based Envision Healthcare provides physician and advanced practice provider services, primarily in the areas of emergency and hospitalist medicine, anesthesiology, radiology and teleradiology, and neonatology. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 5, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

B.C. doctor fired for refusing COVID-19 shot loses bid to get hospital privileges back
The Hospital Appeal Board has found that Dr. Theresa Szezepaniak’s refusal of the shot in 2021 amounted to neglect of her obligations as a hospitalist at Royal Inland Hospital, and the decision to take action on her privileges was appropriate. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

A Wake-Up Call for Physicians: Our Scope of Practice Includes the Climate
(MedPage Today) -- As hospitalists, our scope of practice is rapidly expanding. No longer can we be content addressing the chief complaint and the symptoms at admission. No longer can we even just focus on barriers to care and issues of inequity... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of workplace violence and effects of de-escalation training among hospitalists: a pilot study - Gupta I, Eid SM, Harris CM, Kauffman R, Washburn C, Singh A, Gundareddy VP, Kisuule F.
INTRODUCTION: Workplace violence (WPV) is increasing in healthcare and negatively impacts healthcare worker outcomes. De-escalation training for healthcare workers is recommended to reduce WPV from patients and visitors. Hospitalists may be at high risk fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What Early Career Hospitalists View as Essential in HMFE What Early Career Hospitalists View as Essential in HMFE
This study surveyed early career hospitalists to get their views.Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Infographic: How Hospitalists Do in Building Personal Wealth Infographic: How Hospitalists Do in Building Personal Wealth
Physicians who work full-time in hospitals tell their financial worth and give insights into their family ’s spending habits.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Article Source Type: news

Providence St. Vincent doctors in Portland vote to form a union
The hospitalists work at Providence St. Vincent and say they have been pushed to do more with fewer resources. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Group of Providence St. Vincent physicians takes steps to form a union
The hospitalists will begin voting next week. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news