Should the word 'hospitalist' be more protected? Our specialty of hospital medicine has grown exponentially over the last decade and now finds itself at the forefront of American medicine. ... So should the word “hospitalist” be protected like a
Emergency medicine has risen to such a level of importance, has become so indispensible, that no one pauses to use EDs no matter how overwhelmed they may be. ... And by the way, I do not work for the hospital, but am paid for what I see.).
It has renewed my faith in our profession and in the essential role of the College in American medicine. ... our subspecialty societies, as well as the Society of General Internal Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
The remainder indicated that they planned on pursuing careers in an internal medicine subspecialty or hospital medicine. ... For more on ACP's position, read the report, “Creating a New National Workforce for Internal Medicine.”.
And I can well believe it. As I look around at lots of my hospital medicine colleagues, they are easily spending over 75 to 80% of their day staring at screens. ... collectively do a much better job in understanding the realities of everyday medicine.
A missed opportunity: Promoting healthier eating in the hospital. I remember the day like it was yesterday. ... Most hospital doctors believe (wrongly) that it's the primary care doctor's responsibility to educate their patients on preventive medicine.
A trial is underway at the Cleveland Clinic. Turns out Newsweek ran a more detailed feature on the von Furstenberg hospital gowns last August. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
Awardees have a long history of excellence and peer approval in the specialty of Internal Medicine. ... Joanne C. Brice, ACP Member, Newark, Del., Excellence in Hospital Medicine Award.
Having practiced hospital medicine for over five years in several different hospitals, I’ve seen this approached in a number of different ways. ... Having multidisciplinary rounds within the framework of a planned day restores order to what is a
The completed application is then brought before the hospital “credentialing committee” for approval. ... Only when this is done can the physician start working in the hospital.