Hospital Medicine

Perspectives, Practices and Professional Development

  • Robert J. Habicht
  • Mangla S. Gulati

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Norman F. Retener, Andrew Delapenha
    Pages 1-8
  3. Neda Frayha, Robert J. Habicht
    Pages 9-23
  4. Kathryn Novello Silva, Abel Joy
    Pages 25-33
  5. Christopher Jason, Lana R. Elpert
    Pages 45-53
  6. Lana R. Elpert, Lee-Ann Wagner
    Pages 55-61
  7. Ada Ibe Offurum, Kathryn Novello Silva, Mangla S. Gulati
    Pages 63-73
  8. Negin J. Ahadi, Robert J. Habicht
    Pages 85-94
  9. Abel Joy, Philip C. Dittmar
    Pages 95-103
  10. Danielle Y. Baek, Nidhi Goel
    Pages 105-116
  11. Brian E. Edwards, Christopher Jason
    Pages 117-123
  12. Lee-Ann Wagner, Saverio Mirarchi
    Pages 125-131
  13. Mangla S. Gulati, Kathryn Novello Silva
    Pages 133-144
  14. Mangla S. Gulati, Shiva K. Ganji
    Pages 145-158
  15. Philip C. Dittmar, Brian E. Edwards
    Pages 169-177
  16. Ada Ibe Offurum
    Pages 179-189
  17. Darlene Tad-y, Ethan Cumbler
    Pages 191-201
  18. Darlene Tad-y, Patrick Kneeland
    Pages 203-213
  19. Nidhi Goel, Robert J. Habicht
    Pages 215-225
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 227-228

About this book


This practical resource provides hospitalists of all levels a comprehensive foundation for understanding the critical elements of hospital medicine.  Beginning with an overview of the healthcare system, chapters provide relevant insights on management, regulations, evidence-based approaches, an awareness of safety and economic concerns and professional development skills.  Perspectives on how hospitalist and hospital medicine teams can effectively engage this system to provide cost-effective, high-quality care are offered throughout this volume.  With real-world guidance on the major tenets of hospital medicine, Hospital Medicine will serve as the definitive guide to a successful career in this rapidly evolving specialty.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert J. Habicht
    • 1
  • Mangla S. Gulati
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Maryland Medical SystemBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineUniversity of Maryland Medical SystemBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49090-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49092-2
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