Characteristic 5.1: The HMG develops annual goals which align with the goals of the hospital(s) it serves and the goals of the hospitalists’ employer (if different).
Characteristic 5.2: The HMG’s compensation model aligns hospitalist incentives with the goals of the hospital and the goals of the hospitalists’ employer (if different).
Characteristic 5.3: The HMG collaborates with hospital patient relations and/or risk management to implement practices that reduce errors and improve the patient’s perception of the hospital.
Characteristic 5.4: The HMG periodically solicits satisfaction feedback from key stakeholder groups, which is shared with all hospitalists and used to develop and implement improvement plans.
The Hospitalist (TH)
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The Hospital Leader Blog
The official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine features bloggers who provide insights and expertise. Click here to see recent blogposts on Alignment with the Hospital.
SHM’s scientific abstract competition attracts about 1,000 submissions every year. Click here to view accepted submissions relating to Alignment with the Hospital.
SHM chartered a Task Force to provide guidance and develop resources on co-management for the specialty. This web area is the product of contributions from members of the Task Force.
Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM)
The Journal of Hospital Medicine disseminates research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. Click here to search for articles relating to Alignment with the Hospital.
Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17)
SHM’s Annual Meeting is the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, click here to attend.
Administrator's Roundtable Series
This year’s Roundtable series will focus on establishing and maintaining a healthy workplace culture. View previous roundtables here.
SHM Learning Portal
The SHM Learning portal offers almost 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on demand. Most are free for SHM members. Click here to search for activities relating to Alignment with the Hospital.
Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)
Hospital Medicine Exchange is a collection of communities that provides a platform for connecting with peers and discussing real-time challenges. Click here to join in on the conversation about Alignment with the Hospital.