Summary: The Hospitalist podcast is a free, entertaining and convenient way to access the latest content and stay up-to-date with the fast-moving field of hospital medicine. Unique features of this monthly podcast include: interviews with key opinion leaders, detailed article summaries, career advice, and highlights of important hospital medicine news regarding public policy, practice management, patient safety, quality initiatives, and more.
Audio highlights from the October 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Daniel Dressler and Dr. Derek Angus discussing intensivist training, and Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa, talking about coordination of cardiology care in the hospital.
Audio highlights from the September 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Len Scarpinato, Dr. Ken Simone, Dr. Rob Olson, and Dr. Michael Pistoria.
HM is at the center of the drive toward improved quality of care and patient outcomes. Making the business case for QI is an important HM function, one that will improve both adoption and outcomes.
Audio highlights from the August 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Elbert Huang, Dr. Vineet Arora, and Dr. Z. Joseph Wanski.
Experts believe the growth in HIT and EHR expansions will improve quality of care and hospital operations.
How is the deployment of EHR technology, and the development of health information networks, impacting quality of patient care?
Highlights from the July 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Nebraska Dept. of Public Health’s Dr. Joann Schafer and Tom Rauner, Dr. Kevin Eichhorn of Dean Health System in Wisconsin, and Dr. Martin Johns of Gifford Medical Center in Vermont.
What happens when a hospitalist teams up with a visionary CEO to reinvent public health in America's playground? As that story unfolds, Dr. Zubin Dumania (ZDoggMD) will be a key player.
Highlights from the June 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Kevin Barrett, MD, and Dr. Weijen W. Chang, MD.
Audio highlights from the May 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Janet Nagamine and Iris Grimm on work-life balance challenges facing women hospitalists; Dr. Patrick Conway, Chief Medical Officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, on issues critical to hospitalists and other clinicians; new SHM president Shaun Frost on accountability and quality improvement; and Dr. Dwayne Gard on why the SHM annual meeting is important.
Dr. Sanjay Saint, Kathleen “Nene” De Roos and other experts discuss the prevention of CAUTI infections in hospitalized patients.
Audio highlights from the April 2012 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Kay Cannon and Dr. Cathleen Ammann on the leadership challenges for women hospitalists; Dr. Danielle Schuerer, the new physician editor of The Hospitalist; Dr. Leland Allen on the dual challenges of infection control and avoiding over-use of antibiotics; and Dr. Joe Li and National Quality Forum President Janet Corrigan on SHM’s 2011 Eisenberg Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality Award.
An examination of how hospitalists can develop abilities to influence outcomes without having direct authority over all the team members, featuring the insights of hospitalist leader Dr. Russell Holman; Ron McMillan, author of Crucial Conversations; and Carroll King Schuller, a leadership coach who works with hospitalists.
This month’s highlights podcast features senior research scholar Mary Gatta thoughts on gender pay equity issues; Drs. Jeff Sperring and Steve Narang’s discuss their rise from pediatric hospital medicine practice to the C-suite; assistant course director Dr. Michael Pistoria gives tips on planning your days at HM12; and Dr. Ahmad Nooristani talks about what it takes to get a community clinic off the ground.
Daniel Morgan of the University of Maryland and Felix Aguirre of IPC The Hospitalist Company share insights on infection control and provide strategies for hospitalists to prevent such infections.