Microlearning during the pandemic
Microlearning occurs when clinicians turn to their smartphones or tablets in order to discover something, answer a question, or complete a task....
Hospitalists and medical malpractice
Contrary to the trends for nearly all other physician specialties, the malpractice claims rates of hospitalists are not downtrending.
Hospital disaster preparation confronts COVID
“We weren’t able to grasp the scale [of COVID-19] at the outset. It does defy the imagination,” said Dr. Jason Persoff.
Bullying in academic medicine rife, underreported
“We found that bullies are commonly men and senior consultants, while more than half of their victims are women,” said Dr. Harriette G.C. Van...
“Enough English” to be at risk
One way to bypass language barriers is to recognize the value added by hiring and training bilingual health care providers.
Malpractice claims from the COVID-19 pandemic: More questions than answers
While health care providers have medical liability protections during the pandemic, these protections may not prevent claims.
Default EMR settings can influence opioid prescribing
Does changing the EMR default setting for opioid prescriptions change the quantity of opioids prescribed at discharge from the emergency...
Clinician practices to connect with patients
What practices foster physician presence and connection with their patients?
Hotspotting does not reduce readmissions
Does the addition of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Provider’s care-transition program prevent hospital readmission in high utilizers of...
Reflections on 10 years of hospitalist productivity
Over the past decade there has been a significant change in how hospital medicine programs are financed.