Hospitalist Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Hospitalist Career and Resource Center! Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect hospitalist employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our hospitalist recruiting services.

Hospitalist Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2016 LocumTenens.com Hospitalist Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Hospitalist salary survey highlight annual average hospitalist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

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What’s in Store for Hospitalists in 2016?

Source: SHM

There are many changes hospitalists should be preparing for in 2016. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) repealed the sustainable growth rate formula and created new ways to push for quality-based reimbursement, including the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and alternative payment models. Quality will become an even bigger focus for physicians in 2016 than it was in 2015 and hospitalists will succeed if they are prepared.

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ECRI Institute Warns Hospitals of Top 10 New Technology Risks

Source: HealthLeaders Media

The newest addition of ECRI’s annual list was released in November and includes eight new hazards. The full list warns hospital staff about inadequate cleaning of endoscopes, missed alarms, failure to effectively monitor postoperative patients for opioid-induced respiratory depression, poor surveillance of monitored patients in telemetry, inadequate training of clinicians on OR technologies, poor alignment between the configuration of a health IT system and workflow, unsafe injection practices, gamma camera mechanical failures, inappropriate patient ventilation and misuse of USB Ports.

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Do You Think Obamacare Will Be Repealed in 2016?

Hospitalist Professional Organizations