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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

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

About the editors

Robert J. Habicht, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Director, Med-Peds Residency Training Program

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD 

Mangla S. Gulati, M.D. CPPS, FACP, SFHM

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Vice President Patient Safety and Clinical Effectiveness

University of Maryland Medical Center

Assistant  Professor of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine 

 Baltimore, MD 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Hospital Medicine
  • Book Subtitle Perspectives, Practices and Professional Development
  • Editors Robert J. Habicht
    Mangla S. Gulati
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-49090-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-49092-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 228
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Practice and Hospital Management
    Health Administration
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