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Press Releases

The Journal of Hospital Medicine Publishes Novel Research on Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescription for COVID-19 Patients

June 13, 2022

First-of-Its-Kind Study Finds That Among Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19, 25% Were Exposed to Opioids and 10% to Benzodiazepines, Both of Which Can Suppress Respiration

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The Society of Hospital Medicine Announces 2021 Chapter Excellence Awards, Honors Steven Smith, MD, SFHM, With Most Engaged Chapter Leader Award

April 21, 2022

Chapter Program Instrumental for Networking and Community for Society, Especially During Pandemic

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The Society of Hospital Medicine Awards Christopher M. Frost, MD, MHM, With Exclusive Master in Hospital Medicine Designation

April 20, 2022

Dr. Frost Recognized for Years of Service to Hospital Medicine and Vital Leadership as Society Board Member

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The Society of Hospital Medicine Awards Kevin J. O’Leary, MD, MS, MHM, With Exclusive Master in Hospital Medicine Designation 

April 20, 2022

Dr. O’Leary Recognized for Dedication to Hospital Medicine as Leader in Quality and Patient Safety

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SHM in the News

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Society of Hospital Medicine as One of Greater Philadelphia’s 2021 Best Places to Work

May 27, 2021 | Phildelphia Business Journal

The Philadelphia Business Journal announced its 2021 Greater Philadelphia Best Places to Work and named the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) as one of 20 recipients in the medium company category, comprised of organizations with 50-99 employees.

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As U.S. Vaccinations Rise, Hospitals Ease Restrictions On Visitors

May 20, 2021 | HealthDay

The value of visitors is well known to hospital workers, said Dr. Flora Kisuule, a board member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and director of hospital medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

In-Hospital Glucose Management Gives Dramatic Savings

May 5, 2021 | Medscape

Asked to comment on behalf of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), Greg Maynard, MD, program lead for SHM's Electronic Quality Improvement Programs, told Medscape Medical News that Suburban's overall program goals align with those of the SHM.

2021 40 Under 40: Dr. Benji Mathews Helps Lead Regions Through Pandemic Pivot

April 14, 2021 | Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal

When COVID-19 hit, Dr. Benji Mathews was tapped as lead physician on all operations related to the pandemic in the hospital medicine department at Regions, including determining staffing levels in the intensive care unit. At the same time, he made another pandemic pivot while leading preparations for the Society of Hospital Medicine’s national meeting, by turning the convention into a virtual gathering for 20,000 attendees.

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