Resources and Programs

Healthcare these days is an extremely fast moving target. Please use any materials in this section that have been selected by our experts and are felt to be most relevant to the practice of Hospital Medicine.

 
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sepsis measure

There is a lot of confusion about the recently introduced CMS performance measure: Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock, SEP-1. We would like to review some of the controversy surrounding this performance measure that just recently was introduced for the hospitals

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choosing wisely

SHM has supported the Choosing Wisely campaign by promoting five recommendations that are meant to change current clinical practice. We are taking a deeper dive into these recommendations and their potential implications for the hospitalists across the country. 

payment reform

The new CMS regulations are as usual full of acronyms. We are taking a closer look at some of the implications that the new payment system will have on the how the hospitalists practice and get payed. There are many ways your system can adjust to the new environment and avoid the hefty penalties that may follow