Hospital medicine is fairly well established in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, but in other countries the field is just getting started. These fledgling movements face familiar challenges, such as concerns about continuity of care, and unique obstacles, such as an income divide between physicians at public and private hospitals.
15 Jul 2009
For some hospitalist employers, letting a recruit jump right into a new job seems like the best way to learn. Others have found, however, that taking the time to orient new hospitalist colleagues to their work environment reaps dividends down the line.
15 Apr 2010
This issue contains articles on quality COPD management, virtual patient advocates, and dabigatran versus warfarin, among others.
15 Mar 2011
We're thrilled to present you with our fourth annual Top Hospitalists issue, highlighting excellent work in the hospitalist community.
15 Nov 2011
This issue discusses partial DNRs and includes extensive coverage from Internal Medicine 2011, held this April in San Diego.
15 Jun 2011
This issue examines antibiotic stewardship programs, rapid response systems, pocket ultrasounds, and more.
15 May 2011
This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others.
15 Feb 2011
As in-hospital treatment for complicated neurological conditions has expanded, the number of community neurologists who take call has declined. This has put hospital-based neurologists##mdash;neurohospitalists##mdash;in hot demand, and they're likely to stay there as the population ages.
15 Jun 2010
Drug companies and physicians often have had an uneasy relationship.
15 May 2008
With stroke, thereâ€™s a common saying that time lost is brain lost.
15 Jun 2008