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 11, 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

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