Top 10 Issues in Hospital Medicine in 2005

Notes from Dr. RW has compiled a list of the Top 10 Issues in Hospital Medicine in 2005:

1. State of the hospitalist movement

2. Natrecor controversy

3. Emerging infections

4. Controversies in hypercoagulability

5. Emergency cardiac care

6. Electronic medical records and computerized physician order entry

7. Integration of multiple modalities in the treatment of sepsis

8. Quality, accountability and P4P

9. Inpatient glycemic control

10. Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Definition of "Hospitalist" Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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  1. Thanks for putting this together! (It's 2006, not 2005, I think.)

  2. I just updated the 2005 post and it showed up as "new" in Bloglines (this is what you saw). The 2006 post will be coming up shortly - as soon as Dr. RW completes issue 1 and 2... :)