hospitalists Archive

Hospital Medicine as a specialty for the future

At the beginning of this month I attended the annual Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) conference in San Diego. This was my fourth time at this particular conference, the first being in 2008 when I was presenting a poster as a final year medical ...Read More

Hospital docs: To round on only one floor, or not to?

A major debate taking place in the hospital medicine community over the last several years concerns the way in which we cohort patients on the medical floors. The traditional way is to have patients belonging to each doctor scattered across the hospital on several ...Read More

Hospital Medicine: Driving the future of healthcare

Hospital medicine has rapidly become one of the largest specialties in the United States. As the number of practicing hospital medicine doctors soars above the 30,000 mark and healthcare reform takes hold, the specialty finds itself at the forefront of American medicine. And for ...Read More