Journal of Hospital Medicine

The Journal of Hospital Medicine is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.

Impact factor
1.396 (2012)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 linked to financial toll on patients

The lingering effects of COVID-19 on some patients' health has gotten a lot of attention. But a new study suggests many face long-term major financial impacts after their illness.

Medical economics

Rural hospital closures affect operations of surrounding hospitals

Since 2005, more than 180 rural hospitals in the United States have closed, with nearly 1,000 more at risk of doing so. A study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that nearby hospitals see increased emergency ...

Health informatics

Improved hospital 'handoffs' cut adverse events by almost half

About 15 years ago, pediatricians Christopher Landrigan and Amy Starmer observed a weak link in hospital care: Medical residents were rigorously trained to take patient histories with standardized templates and to present ...


Article suggests clinicians should encourage patients to vote

An article published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine notes that voter engagement is linked to health and well-being and that clinicians can help to empower patients and their families by encouraging them to register to ...

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