Search Tag: hospitalist

Executive Health Management

2016 16 Mar

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study: Overnight Care Quality Findings

2015 26 Jun

A study on the implementation of an onsite attending-level physician supervising the overnight medical residents, shows that the programme had no significant impact on important clinical outcomes. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine , is the first to look at the impact of an overnight academic hospitalist programme. Academic... Read more