Hospitalist leaders must be able to answer questions such as:
The following resources from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) can help hospitalists answer these questions for their own hospital medicine practices
2014 State of Hospital Medicine Report (based on 2013 data)
Don't miss the latest, most comprehensive survey of hospital medicine in the country. The 2014 Report covers new topics on:
Measuring Hospitalist Performance: Metrics, Reports, and Dashboards, A White Paper, August 2006
The Society of Hospital Medicine’spractice analysis committee has prepared this useful, free primer on performance measurement and reporting for hospital medicine practices.
Dashboards: The Why, What, and How of Hospitalist Scorecards, presentation at the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, 5/06
Product Line Quality Indicators Index, abstract from SHM annual meeting, 2005