Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from Hospital Medicine, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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New model accurately assesses VTE risk

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A novel risk assessment model for venous thromboembolism accurately stratified risk among inpatients and demonstrated…
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Distinguishing in-stent thrombosis from in-stent restenosis

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Prompt recognition of in-stent thrombosis is critical to initiate treatment, according to a presentation at Hospital…
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Quick recognition, treatment critical in substance use disorder withdrawal

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Hospitalization provides an opportunity to positively impact the opioid crisis, as well as treat other substance use…
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Hospitalists must have deliberate plan to successfully recover from emergency disasters

March 25, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — In order to successfully recover after disaster, whether it be natural or manmade, hospitalists should create a specific…
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Common hospital discharge barriers to recognize

March 25, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Hospitalists should be aware of several common barriers to discharge, such as overtreating hypertension, according to a…
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Hospitalists must lead positive change, affordability of health care

March 25, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Every hospitalist must be able to lead change in a positive manner because the industry of hospital medicine is at an…
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Society of Hospital Medicine’s president-elect emphasizes diversity, change

March 25, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — In his opening address, incoming President Christopher Frost, MD, SFHM, stressed the importance of adapting to changes…
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Simplified regimen maintains blood glucose for hospitalized patients with diabetes

April 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with diabetes present a range of challenges in the hospital setting, with significantly elevated 30-day mortality and…
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Adding clarithromycin, naproxen to regimen shortens hospitalization for influenza

April 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Among patients hospitalized for influenza who had infiltrates, the addition of clarithromycin and naproxen to amoxicillin…
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Strategies hospitalists can take to prevent antibiotic resistance

April 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — As antibiotic resistance continues to plague hospitals, a presenter at Hospital Medicine 2018 discussed approaches that…