Posts by Felicia Steele

Value-Based Purchasing, Depression in Hospitalized Patients & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: June 8 – June 22, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: SHM President Ron Greeno, MD, MHM discussed the outcomes of the Value-Based Purchasing Program with Medscape. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on depression in hospitalized patients was cited on com, Nursing Knowledge International, Health.com, among others. Brad Flansbaum, DO, MPH, MHM, Physician Editor of SHM’s official blog The Hospital Leader, was quoted in a New York Times article on the effects of a healthier roommate in the hospital. SHM’s new hospitalist education tool for antibiotic stewardship was highlighted in the CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog. Board member Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSRC, SFHM was quoted in a Johnson & Johnson press release discussing implementation of a new infection risk management initiative at the Medical University of…

SHM Movers & Shakers, Hospital Silos & JHM Research in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: May 25 – June 8, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Robert Harrington, MD, SFHM, past president of SHM, brings the physician perspective to his new role as Chief Medical Officer at SurveyVitals, Inc., a patient feedback technology company. Immediate past president of SHM, Brian Harte, MD, SFHM, was profiled in a local news article discussing his experience in his role as Head of Cleveland Clinic Akron General. SHM member Rohit Uppal, MD, MBA, SFHM wrote an article for Becker’s Hospital Review on why hospitals should move away from departmental silos. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on symptoms of depression in hospitalized patients was cited in Pharmacy Choice, Medical Xpress and PsychCentral, among others. SHM’s Multimodal Pain Strategies Guide for Postoperative Pain Management was cited…

Bundled Payments, C. diff, Hospital-Acquired Anemia & More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: May 11 – May 25, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: SHM founding member and past president Win Whitcomb, MD, MHM wrote an article for Hospitals & Health Networks on the building blocks for success with CMS’ bundled payments program. Research presented at HM17 on using EHR data to track C. diff transmission was summarized in an article on Becker’s Health Review. Journal of Hospital Medicine research on hospital-acquired anemia was cited in Becker’s Hospital Review, Health Medicine Network, HealthNewsDigest, among others. Becker’s Hospital Review also cited Journal of Hospital Medicine research on the Medicare appeals backlog. Another Journal of Hospital Medicine study on cost of incidental chest scans was cited in HealthCareBusiness and Managed Care. 5 Building Blocks for Success With Bundled Payments While…

HM17 Highlights & JHM Research in Hospital Medicine News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: April 27 – May 11, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Numerous Hospital Medicine 2017 presentations were highlighted in Medscape, including Ron Greeno, MD, MHM’s address as incoming president and sessions on VTE and opioids. HM17 award winning abstract on difficile, by Sara G. Murray, MD, was featured in Healio Internal Medicine. An article in FierceHealthcare discusses research on a newly developed readmissions software that was presented at SHM’s annual meeting. SHM member Dr. Scott Gottlieb was officially confirmed by the senate as the new FDA Commissioner. Tracy Cardin, ACNP, SFHM’s blog post “We Are Not Done Changing” was reposted on Medpage Today’s KevinMD. Journal of Hospital Medicine research was cited in OHSU News, McKnight’s and newswise. Hospitalists on Healthcare: ‘Politicians Can’t Fix This’ As…

HM17 Previews, Value of NPs and More in HM News

SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: April 13 – April 27, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: Medscape spoke with 3 members of the Annual Meeting Committee for an article that previews upcoming sessions and tracks at Hospital Medicine 2017. The State of Hospital Medicine Report and SHM board member Tracy Cardin, ACNP, SFHM were both featured in an article discussing the value of NPs in hospital medicine groups. SHM member Christopher P. Bonafide, MD, MSCE was quoted in an article discussing his recent research on alarm response time published in JAMA Pediatrics. Income for physician assistants with a focus in hospital medicine is increasing as we move toward a value-based care model. An article in Oklahoma’s Nursing Times salutes hospitalists at Integris Southwest Medical Center for their collaboration with nurses…
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