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 December 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Scott Sears talking about how hospitals can better care for unassigned or uninsured patients, and an outline of the contents of the December 2015 issue of The Hospitalist.
Two medical students who participated in the inaugural Student Hospitalist program, Mimi Zander, now a second-year at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Frank Zadrevecz, a second-year at University of Illinois Chicago Medical School, share thoughts about their part in the future of hospital medicine.
Audio highlights from the November 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Henry Feldman and Dr. Peter Jamieson on the growth of the hospitalist movement internationally, and Dr. Jonathan Zenilman on how hospitalists lead in fighting antibiotic resistance by tackling antimicrobial stewardship in the hospital.
The social determinants of health are a root cause of readmissions in the most heavily readmitted patients, according to data analyzed in a recent study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. The lead author of that study, Marilyn Szekendi PhD, talks about the study, with Dr. Bradley Flansbaum weighing in on the difficulty of effecting a policy solution for a population without much political voice.
Audio highlights from the October 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Michael Murphy of ScribeAmerica on the value of scribes in hospital medicine, and Dr. Greg Maynard on Choosing Wisely and hospitalists.
Three pediatric hospitalists—Dr. Ricardo Quiñonez of San Antonio Children’s Hospital, Dr. Shawn Ralston of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and Dr. Alan Schroeder of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center—discuss the concept of “right care” in hospital medicine, and their participation in the Lown Institute’s Right Care movement.
Audio highlights from the September 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Dr. Jairy Hunter on patient experience, Dr. Nasim Afsar on how her love of science was sparked, and other topics covered in this month’s edition.
Two hospitalists who presented RIV posters at HM15 talk about their projects. Dr. Brian Poustinchian worked on a bedside rounding study at Midwestern University in Illinois, and Dr. Jennifer Pascoe worked on a poster about patients leaving the hospital against medical advice, focusing on a case of her own at the University of Rochester.
Audio highlights from the August 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring perspectives on medical education, hospitalist consults, and other topics covered in this month’s issue.
Value-based healthcare has to start from the beginning of training to become foundational to medical practice. Dr. Wade Iams, Chief Resident at Vanderbilt UniversityDr. Christopher Moriates, Assistant Professor at UCSF, and Director of Implementation at Costs of Care, and Dr. Vineet Arora, associate professor of medicine at University of Chicago and Director of Education at Costs of Care, talk about getting value-based principles embedded in medical school curricula.
Audio highlights from the July 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring Choosing Wisely in hospital medicine, the intersection of post-acute care and hospital medicine, the hospitalist job search, and other topics covered in this month’s edition.
Dr. Phuoc Le, of the University of California San Francisco, and Dr. Bijay Achariya, of Massachusetts General in Boston, both practicing global hospitalists, share their perspectives on the U.S. hospitalist movement, how it intersects with the global patient safety movement, and the opportunities presented for hospitalists with a global perspective to make a difference for patients everywhere.
Audio highlights from the June 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring ECRI’s Vladmir Cadet on alarm fatigue, Dr. Christopher Moriates on eliminating waste by eliminating overtreatment, and Dr. Robert Fogerty on the need to build awareness of the financial impact of treatment from the start of a doctor’s medical training.
As the hospital medicine specialty matures in the U.S., HM is establishing itself globally. Two American hospitalists who have moved to Doha, Qatar, to build a hospitalist program at Hamid General Hospital talk about their experiences, how they decided to practice overseas, and what they see as an opportunity for HM globally.
Audio highlights from the May 2015 issue of The Hospitalist, featuring new SHM President Dr. Robert Harrington on his mission for the next year, Dr. Win Whitcomb on sharing responsibility for outcomes, and Dr. David Weidig on multi-site outcome management.