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COVID-19 Practice Management and Telehealth

Practice Management

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Hospitalist Staffing Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Panel Discussion with Healthcare Leaders 

September 24, 2020 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST 

Join three Healthcare Leaders from three different practice settings as they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Hospitalist staffing. From managing surges of patients with shortages in personnel to struggling to pay for existing hospitalists in community and/or rural hospitals due to fewer resources and a severe drop in the inpatient census, this webinar will explore several aspects of staffing during the pandemic. Come listen and participate in this conversation during a moderated Q&A with our panelists.

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Academic & Community Hospitals Compare the COVID-19 Experience

August 25, 2020 Recording 

Join us as an urban academic hospitalist and a community hospitalist discuss the similarities and differences of their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several topical areas will be covered including the development of COVID units, care teams, rounding models, and COVID testing with a time for open Q&A at the end of the presentation.

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Leadership Strategies for Managing Hospitalists during a Crisis

April 1, 2020 Recording

Stephanie Halvorson, MD, FACP, and Chad Vokoun, MD, FHM, FACP offer practical examples for communicating with staff about shortages, balancing anxiety with caution, and managing stress in your hospital during the COVID-19 crisis. Join us for a short presentation followed by an open time of Q&A with our presenters.

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Hospital Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2020 Recording

Shai Gavi, DO, discusses hospitalist staffing, how to mitigate the risk of exposure and medication management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Discussion on Staffing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 25, 2020 Recording

Romil Chadha, MD, and Joshua Case, MD, FACP, are panelists for a discussion on staffing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Hospital Medicine Playbook for COVID-19

March 20, 2020 Recording

Dr. Ruby Sahoo, Regional Performance Director at TeamHealth, shares a hospitalist playbook for responding to COVID-19, covering the most up-to-date clinical information about COVID-19 and strategies for addressing the practice structure and patient care challenges ahead.

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SHM's Strategies for Hospitalist Wellbeing Initiatives during COVID-19

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), State Licensure Requirements and Waivers: Foundation of State Medical Boards States Waiving Licensure Requirements/Renewals in Response to COVID-19

Communication Tips for 5 Common Conundrums in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Created by SHM's Patient Experience Special Interest Group.


With PPE shortages and emergency flexibilities granted by CMS, telehealth is a critical tool to help manage patients during the pandemic.

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Strategies for Using Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 25, 2020 Recording

Join Cate Ranheim, MD and Health Systems Operations Director Stephanie Johnson, MHA of UnityPoint Health to discuss their organization's strategies for using telehealth in hospital medicine to address COVID-19.

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SHM Resources

SHM FAQs on Medicare Telehealth Waivers and Policy Changes during COVID-19 Pandemic (updated April 15, 2020)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Resources

General Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit (released March 23, 2020)

Medicare Telehealth Fact Sheet (released March 17, 2020)

Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (released March 17, 2020)