Journal of Hospital Medicine

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Edited By: Andrew Auerbach, MD, MPH, SFHM

Impact Factor: 2.143

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 38/151 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1553-5606

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Making inpatient medication reconciliation patient centered, clinically relevant and implementable: A consensus statement on key principles and necessary first steps

Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: A review of key issues for hospitalists

Reduction of 30-day postdischarge hospital readmission or emergency department (ED) visit rates in high-risk elderly medical patients through delivery of a targeted care bundle

Acute coronary syndrome

Research, Innovations, Clinical Vignettes Competition, Hospital Medicine 2011, May 10-13, 2011

Measuring the modified early warning score and the Rothman Index: Advantages of utilizing the electronic medical record in an early warning system

Aspirin versus anticoagulation for prevention of venous thromboembolism major lower extremity orthopedic surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Transition of care for hospitalized elderly patients--Development of a discharge checklist for hospitalists

Hospital performance trends on national quality measures and the association with joint commission accreditation

The core competencies in hospital medicine: A framework for curriculum development by the society of hospital medicine

Reorganizing a hospital ward as an accountable care unit

Development, implementation, and impact of an automated early warning and response system for sepsis

Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement: American College of Physicians, Society of General Internal Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, American Geriatrics Society, American College of Emergency Physicians, and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Hospitalist handoffs: A systematic review and task force recommendations

Munchausen syndrome by adult proxy: A review of the literature

Improving patient satisfaction through physician education, feedback, and incentives

Recovery audit contractor audits and appeals at three academic medical centers

The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement

The key principles and characteristics of an effective hospital medicine group: An assessment guide for hospitals and hospitalists

Preliminary development of an ultrabrief two-item bedside test for delirium