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Practice Administrators

You Belong at SHM

SHM features a suite of member only benefits for practice administrators to foster greater collaboration within the entire hospital medicine team. From Fellow designations to webinars and live events, SHM is equipped to deliver on your professional and educational needs.

Overview

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is committed to advancing the practice of hospital medicine, extending beyond physicians to the entire hospital medicine team, including practice administrators.

SHM recognizes the essential role that practice administrators play within a hospital medicine group and have developed resources, events and opportunities to help you grow and advance professionally. 

Opportunities

Join SHM’s Interest Group for Practice Administrators

SHM’s Practice Administrator Interest Group is designed to encourage more meaningful networking and collaboration for SHM members. Join the Practice Administrator Interest Group to expand your professional network, participate in furthering the goals of SHM and raise your professional profile among your peers.

Obtain a Fellows Designation

Demonstrate your commitment to hospital medicine and set yourself apart as a leader in the field by applying for a Fellow or Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation. Learn more. 

Attend Live Events with an Educational Focus on Practice Management

SHM members receive discounted pricing on live meetings, including;

  • SHM Annual Conference, the largest national hospital medicine meeting, features a Practice Management track.
  • SHM Leadership Academy, the only hospitalist-focused leadership program in the nation, is a great place to hone your leadership skills.

Resources

SHM has many valuable resources for practice administrators.

State of Hospital Medicine Report

Benchmark your hospital medicine group (HMG) against others with this extensive look into hospital medicine group configuration and operation.

Key Principles and Characteristics of an Effective Hospital Medicine Group

 Help your HMG improve its capabilities and performance with this framework from SHM.

Clinical Documentation & Coding

Provide hospitalists with the information needed to avoid incorrect coding with this coding webinar program.

5 Rs of Cultural Humility

Strengthen communication skills and raise awareness of the basic tenets of cultural humility in your HMG

Co-Management

Establish the co-management agreement between the hospitalist team and the non-hospitalist specialty team to provide clarity and set expectations for the entire co-managing teams throughout care.

Hospitalist Medicare Specialty Code

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) assigned this new specialty code, “C6”, for when hospitalists enroll or update enrollment.

Hospitalists Perspectives on EMRs

Affect change on EHR systems by informing conversations with decision makers and provide hospital medicine a definitive voice in the landscape of electronic medical record systems with this white paper from SHM.

Telemedicine

Learn about the basics of telemedicine within hospital medicine with this SHM white paper.

 

How to Join

Practice Administrator Membership Rate: $215

Join SHM Online

Download a membership application and return it to us:

Questions? Contact the Membership Department for more information or call 800-843-3360.

Society of Hospital Medicine
ATTN: Membership Department
1500 Spring Garden Street
Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Fax: 267-702-2690