AMA, hospital group sue federal government over surprise billing law
The rule’s approach to surprise billing would “all but ensure that hospitals, physicians, and other providers will routinely be undercompensated...
New CMS rule challenges hospitals, but not vendors, to make EHRs safer
When hospitals and health care systems start to assess their systems, many will be surprised at what they are not doing or not doing right, one...
Biden vaccine mandate rule could be ready within weeks
Companies that refuse to follow the standard could be fined $13,600 per violation.
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
The court voted 7-2 to block the GOP-led suit saying the plaintiffs did not have the right to bring the case.
Visa worries intensify pandemic stress for immigrant hospitalist moms
Immigrant hospitalists go through years of expensive training with extensive background checks, yet they’re classified as second preference (EB-2...
Hospital admissions of nursing home patients declined after ACA quality initiatives
Following the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), how have hospital transfer rates from nursing homes for patients with advanced...
Clinician well-being a top priority, Surgeon General says
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said he’ll push for scientists to be heard in an unpoliticized way.
Making a difference
For hospitalists who are interested in advocacy, there are many ways to get involved.
Longitudinal associations between income changes and incident CVD
Is there an association between income change and cardiovascular disease (CVD)?
Senate confirms Murthy as Surgeon General
He is not new to this role.