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Hospitalist James O’Callaghan Finds Career …

It took a while for James J. O’Callaghan, MD, FAAP, FHM, to settle on a career path. First, he pursued the life of a chemical engineer. Then, in his third year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., he realized the kind of job he would be getting into was not quite for him. His then-girlfriend was a pre-med student, and it wasn

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Women in Hospital Medicine Have to be Ready, Willing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Women in Hospital Medicine Have to be Ready, Willing, Proactive. The Hospitalist. 2012 March;2012 (3) Author (s): Lisa Ryan. Several years into her hospitalist career, committee work had satisfied Sarita Satpathy, MD’s desire to positively impact patient care. Then she attended SHM’s Leadership Academy and was inspired to do more.

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Spousal Consent | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) When the spouse is involved in the process, they usually are more receptive to receiving information about what opportunities exist in other communities and more open to the idea of moving to a new place, Stuckey says. For instances in which children are involved, the spouse is most often interested in learning about the location’s school districts and private schools, and determining if the community has a good quality of life for families, Fricke says. For situations in which there are no children or the children are gr…

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Unlock a Career in Administration | The Hospitalist

  Irvine, CA

Posted: (52 years ago) Some of those who have made the transition say management is the last thing they expected to do when they entered medicine. One of these hospitalists is Russell L. Holman, MD, SHM president-elect and senior vice president and national medical director of Cogent Healthcare, Irvine, Calif. “I believe my career has been marked by a series of defining moments, with one opportunity following another,” he says. “If you had asked me 15 years ago if I would be in this position, I’d have said, ‘Hell no!’ I had abso…

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Shaping the future of hospital medicine | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 19, 2019  · My undergraduate degree is in engineering from Michigan State University. I then went to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and did one degree at the School of Public Health in environmental and industrial health, and another degree in the College of Engineering in industrial and operations engineering.

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Mining for Data | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Dr. Hain, who has a background in engineering, relies on IT support when designing changes to the CPOE. “Our IT department here has done a really good job of reaching out to its users,” he says. Several physicians in the medical informatics department specialize in the CPOE, as is the case in many academic institutions.

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Hospitalists as Industrial Engineers | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 10, 2021  · Hospitalists as Industrial Engineers. Wikipedia defines “industrial engineering” as a branch of engineering that deals with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It goes on to link industrial engineering to “operations” and use of quantitative methods to “specify, predict, and evaluate” results. Any hospitalist that’s ...

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The Front Line of Change | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) This will require a re-engineering of the hospitals and their medical staffs. Hospitalists will be charged (as part of their job description) to be physician leaders in making this happen. Unfortunately, their training in medical school or residency has not provided them with all the skills in QI measurement or implementation that they will need.

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A Work in Progress - The Hospitalist | The …

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 27, 2021  · By re-engineering scheduling and visit processes, Dr. Cochran made things run more smoothly. Other initiatives included an eight-hour physician-patient interaction course, video vignettes starring CPMG doctors illustrating communication techniques, …

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Systems engineering in the hospital | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2017  · To wit, health care advocates – including the Institute of Medicine, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation – have all pushed for greater application of systems engineering in medicine with the goal of improving how well health care does its job.

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Resident Work Hours, Hospitalist Programs, and …

Posted: (52 years ago) The first step for any institution contemplating the creation of a non-resident service is to establish clear goals. Frequently, decisions on the level and scope of uncovered services are made without any rigorous analysis of the data or without a clear idea of what it is that your program should be doing.

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The Lean Hospital | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2008  · A Lean Discharge Case Study. Waiting to be discharged from the hospital is frustrating for patients and costly for hospitals. At the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, the discharge process was taking too long, according to Christopher Kim, MD, a hospitalist there.

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Super-Commuters | The Hospitalist

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Hail Fellows | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) —Philip Goodman, MD, professor of internal medicine and biomedical engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine This despite the fact hospital medicine has grown at a near-exponential pace, from 2000 practitioners in 1998 to 15,000 in 2005, with 30,000 projected by 2010.

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Communication King | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2009  · Answer: I earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering [from Drexel University]. The country was going through a recession and there weren’t many job offers, so when I was a junior, I decided to switch careers. I went into medicine. Q: Have you found any similarities between engineering and HM?

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Perilous Intersection | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Human factors (HF), or human factors engineering (HFE), also sometimes called usability engineering or systems-based practice, refers to the study of human abilities and characteristics as they affect the design and smooth operation of equipment, systems, and jobs.1 HF is the basic science underlying much of patient safety practice. For instance, the current recommendation that hospitals standardize equipment, such as ventilators, programmable IV pumps, and defibrillators, is an example of making ta…

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Five Ways to Enhance Your Hospital Medicine Group's ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jonathan Turner, PhD, thinks so. He is an industrial-engineer-turned-hospital-engineer whose job is to help make hospital care safer, faster, less costly, and more satisfying. He has few peers in this role, although any hospitalist group in the vicinity of a college department of engineering could seek out similar expertise there.

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Stella Fitzgibbons, MD, FHM, Relishes the Variety ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Stella Fitzgibbons, MD, FHM, was an engineer for several years after college. But there wasn’t enough working with people for her taste. So she moved into internal medicine. But then there was, how to put this, something lacking in office work. “I realized how bored I was with office practice ...

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Richard Quinn | MDedge

  Norfolk, VA

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 26, 2017  · Richard Quinn is an award-winning journalist with 15 years’ experience. He has worked at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., and currently is managing editor for a leading commercial real estate publication. His freelance work has appeared in The Jewish State, The Hospitalist, The Rheumatologist, ACEP Now, and ENT Today.

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Change You Should Believe In | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 01, 2010  · Change You Should Believe In. The Hospitalist. 2010 July;2010 (7) Author (s): Larry Beresford. Christina Payne, MD, is a third-year resident at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta who will begin her first hospitalist job, with Emory in September. In spite of her dearth of practical experience, she already has experience researching one of the ...

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Casey Quinlan | MDedge

Posted: (52 years ago) VIDEO: Tips & Strategies for the Hospital Medicine Job Search Author: Casey Quinlan . Drs. Thomas Frederickson, Benjamin Frizner, and Darlene Tad-y are experienced at hiring and mentoring hospitalists at all career stages.

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How hospitalists can focus on health equity | The …

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 21, 2017  · A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine estimates that racial health disparities alone – not including other marginalized groups – could cost health insurers as much as $337 billion between 2009 and 2018. 2 “Hospitals and hospitalists have to focus on health disparities in order to address the multitude ...

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Innovations for the Hospital Medicine Adventure | The ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2006  · Innovations for the Hospital Medicine Adventure. The Hospitalist. 2006 June;2006 (6) Author (s): Larry Wellikson, MD, FACP. Spring and summer are the seasons of hope and promise. A time when seedlings turn into harvests, when every baseball team has hope, when things seem fresh and new. Hospital medicine is a specialty of hope and promise, of ...

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Hot-button issue: physician burnout | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 01, 2017  · Dike Drummond, MD, a family physician, coach, and consultant on burnout prevention, said that the No. 1 mistake physicians and leaders make about burnout is labeling it a “problem.”. “Burnout does not have a single solution because it is not a problem to begin with,” he added. “Burnout is a classic dilemma – a never-ending balancing ...

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Business Blueprint | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 10, 2021  · Business Blueprint. The Hospitalist. 2010 December;2010 (12) Perhaps you’ve put in a few years of clinical practice in an HM group. Suddenly, your group needs a director—and everybody stepped back, except you. You now find yourself thrust into an unfamiliar world of bottom-line thinking, budgets, schedules, spreadsheets, decision-making ...

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Passion for Patient Care | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 01, 2011  · Passion for Patient Care. When William D. Atchley Jr., MD, FACP, SFHM, left private practice for hospital medicine in 1995, he didn’t realize he was helping to make history. Dr. Atchley was practicing with an internal-medicine multispecialty group when a medical school withdrew its residency program from the community hospital next door.

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Walking the halls of power | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 10, 2017  · The Patient Safety Movement Foundation gave him their Humanitarian Award, and in February 2017, he received the AMA’s Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. He also was elected to the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in 2014.

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Does U.S. Healthcare Need More Diverse Leadership? | …

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Hospitalist Energized by Designing, Building Fighting ...

Posted: (52 years ago) “The box is locked, the lights are on. It’s robot fighting time. Sewer Snake charges first. He’s lifting Ragin Scotsman high in the air. Ragin Scotsman manages to escape his death grip and slams Sewer Snake against the wall. Oh no! His front wheel just fell off!” Jim Yeh, DO, has better ...

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Physicians Exercise Their Entrepreneurial Skills ...

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SHM CEO Eric Howell likes to fix things | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 01, 2021  · Editor’s note: This profile is part of SHM’s celebration of National Hospitalist Day on March 4. National Hospitalist Day occurs the first Thursday in March annually, and celebrates the fastest growing specialty in modern medicine and hospitalists’ enduring contributions to the evolving health care landscape.. For Eric E. Howell, MD, MHM, CEO since July 2020 for the Society of Hospital ...

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SHM CEO Eric Howell likes to fix things | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 01, 2021  · Dr. Eric Howell was raised on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, and continues to spend time on the water. “One thing about engineering, you’re always having to fix things. It helps you learn to assess complex situations,” said Dr. Howell, who is 52. “It was helpful for me to bring an engineering approach into the hospital.

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Dr. Benjamin Frizner Brings Post-Acute-Care Expertise …

Posted: (52 years ago) I started out thinking I would be an engineer but fell in love with anatomy. I like solving problems and working with people. Internal medicine/hospital medicine is a perfect match, working to solve a patient’s diagnosis and helping families make difficult decisions about placement and palliative care.

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Fellow in Hospital Medicine Spotlight: Rachel …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2013  · Fellow in Hospital Medicine Spotlight: Rachel Thompson, MD, FHM. Dr. Thompson is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is director of the medicine consult service and the medicine operative consult clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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Patient Satisfaction: the Hospitalist's Role

Posted: (52 years ago) Patient satisfaction is a highly desirable outcome of clinical care in the hospital and may even be an element of health status itself (1). A patient’s expression of satisfaction or dissatisfaction is a judgment on the quality of hospital care in all of its aspects. Whatever its strengths and limitations, patient satisfaction is an indicator that should be indispensable to the assessment of the quality of care in hospitals. The word “hospital” comes from the Latin for both “guest” and “host,” and the true spirit of ho…

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2005 Election for SHM Board of Directors | The …

Posted: (52 years ago) 2005 Election for SHM Board of Directors. The SHM Nominating Committee is requesting nominations for three open seats on the Board of Directors for a three-year term, beginning May 2, 2006. In addition there will be one pediatric hospitalist seat on the SHM Board for a three-year term, beginning May 2, 2006.

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Readmission or the Egg? | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Eggs, or egg whites to be specific, are made up almost exclusively of the protein albumin. The chains of amino acids in proteins are normally configured in elaborate and precise folds, spirals, and sheets. Upon heating, the albumin becomes denatured and alters its molecular structure in such a way that it unfolds and adheres to itself in a ...

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Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars Fellowship ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A nearly 15-year history with electronic health records (EHR) and a large population of enrolled beneficiaries make the VA system a rich source of data for understanding systems and improving care, Dr. Ogrinc says. The VAQS Fellowship Program, offered at eight VA centers nationally, is a 2-year interdisciplinary program that pairs physicians and doctorally prepared nurses. Several sites also provide master’s degree training at an affiliated university. The curriculum is designed to train physicians in ne…

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Is Email an Endangered Species? | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Security Is Job One The safety of email is a major reason that many continually question its fate. In a broad sense, that is the natural question when a technology is new, says Ben Compaine, director of the fellows program at the Columbia University Institute for Tele-Information and a lecturer in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at ...

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SHM CEO Eric Howell likes to fix things | The Hospitalist

Posted: (52 years ago) Dr. Howell describes his career path as a new job focus opening up every 5 years or so, redefining what he does and trying something new and exciting with better pay. His first was a focus on clinical hospital medicine and learning how to be a better doctor. Then in 2005 he began work as a teacher at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. There he mastered the teaching of medical trainees, winning awards as an instructor, including SHM’s award for excellence in teaching. In 2010 he again changed his focus to pro…

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Pediatric Hospitalists Share Lessons Learned on the …

Posted: (52 years ago) Dr. Hain studied engineering in college and worked as an engineer before attending medical school. That experience, he says, laid the foundation for “thinking about processes in healthcare systems, and the use of statistics to help understand those processes.”

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Stella Fitzgibbons, MD, FHM, Relishes the Variety ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Stella Fitzgibbons, MD, FHM, was an engineer for several years after college. But there wasn’t enough working with people for her taste. So she moved into internal medicine.

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