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SHM and Health System Reform

SHM 2010 Coverage

The Doctor’s Channel covered SHM 2010 in Washington, D.C., the annual meeting for the Society of Hospital Medicine. At SHM 2010, those associated with hospital medicine collaborate with one another, present posters, listen to though leaders and learn about the latest research and development done in hospital medicine.

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) consists of 11,194 members and is the national organization for hospitalists which is leading the transformation and improvement of care for the hospitalized patient through innovation, collaboration and action.

In this video, Dr. Banks interviews Laurence Wellikson, MD, SFHM who is the CEO of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Wellikson discusses the role that he expects hospitalists to play within the recently reformed US health care system.