Hospitals faced unprecedented financial challenges in 2020, and these effects rippled through to hospitalists.
Hospitalists can play a key role in the expansion of telehealth services, including management of acute care patients.
More than one-quarter of sites (27%) gave little or no guidance for clinical discharge critera,” while 14% gave very specific detailed algorithms...
“Behavior change comes with accountability,” Dr. Vanessa Durand said.
“We have to get uncomfortable enough to advocate with urgency,” Dr. Kimberly D. Manning said.
Hospitalists treating patients during the pandemic must take stock of the physical and mental toll on their own health.
“The volume of deaths and the apparent dangers to providers themselves reflect some of the critical aspects of war,” Dr. Asken said.
A study also found a significant wage gap between Black and White physicians.
How do hospitalist schedules correlate with patient care outcomes?
More than half of adult hospitalist groups report having their schedules disrupted by COVID-19.