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Meet our 2012 Top Hospitalists
Our fifth annual Top Hospitalists issue recognizes 10 dedicated physicians.
Medicine and the Law
Hold on to your tail
Questions to ask about malpractice insurance
Limitations in coverage can cause problems if a physician is sued and during future employment changes.
Caring for inpatients with chronic diseases from childhood
Hospitalists may need to help smooth the transition from pediatric care.
The Brief Case
Cases from Yale-New Haven Hospital
This new quarterly column summarizes interesting patients in their doctors' words.
A new home for hospitalists
Denver Health Medical Center helped reduce boarding of patients in the emergency department.
Q&A: Joyce M. Fried
Optimizing Tx of medical students
Medical student mistreatment appears to be more common than one might think.
Documentation of medical necessity
Part one of a three-part series
“Medical necessity” is a vague standard, but it's a crucial one to try to understand.
Improve core measure compliance with electronic medical record tools
A hospitalist explains how his facility uses its EHR to meet CMS core measures.
The rise of the consumer-student
Over and over in classrooms and lounges, I regularly overhear, “I can't believe I'm paying $50,000 a year to do this.”
Letter from the Editor
This issue features our annual Top Docs profiles, as well as a new quarterly column, The Brief Case.
Food for thought
Take a humorous look at a fictional doctor's quest to get some food during a busy day.
Generic pioglitazone, new HIV combination pill approved
Details on recalls, warnings, label changes and approvals.
Side effects of statins, ACE inhibitors and in-hospital outcomes for CABG, and more.
In the News
MI risk after orthopedic surgery, and more.
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ACP Hospitalist Weekly
From the May 22, 2013 edition
- Warfarin better than heparin bridging during cardiac device surgery
- Intensive-dose statins don't confer greater diabetes risk for post-MI elderly than moderate doses
Cartoon Caption Contest
This issue's winning cartoon caption was submitted by Jennifer L. Norris, MD, ACP Member. Thanks to all who voted!
"I had something else in mind when I asked for an outline of the patient's condition."
ACP Career Connection
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ABIM Maintenance of Certification for Hospitalists
Hospital-based internists have the option of maintaining their certification in either Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine. Learn more about resources from ACP and the Society for Hospital Medicine to complete both MOC programs.
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Earn MOC Points for Medical Knowledge
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