In an effort to better connect and serve U.S. hospitalists, Doximity and the Society of Hospitalist Medicine (SHM) recently penned a partnership that combines their clinical and digital strengths in order to provide hospitalists with better tools to collaborate and care for their patients.
Doximity is the leading online medical network with over half of all US doctors as members; SHM represents the fastest growing specialty in healthcare; and together they will bring hospitalists across America (as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are part of SHM) unprecedented access to SHM publications through Doximity’s curated DocNews channel – and more.
Hospitalists are in the unique position of coordinating care between multiple clinicians – including primary care. SHM President Robert Harrington, MD, SFHM, says the new relationship with Doximity empowers hospitalists to better integrate with their patients’ broader care teams.
“Hospital medicine is a team sport," said Dr. Harrington. "Today, SHM and Doximity are strengthening the connections between the players. These connections are now more important than ever to provide the best possible care for hospitalized patients. That’s why SHM is so excited about the prospect of working with Doximity to better integrate hospitalists, primary care physicians and many others into the patient care team. Better integration makes hospitals and the communities they serve stronger and healthier.”
Along with Doximity’s secure case collaboration tools, the new Doximity/SHM partnership will enable hospitalists to include SHM’s fellows designations or SHM conferences on their Doximity profiles via the SHM logo. Hand-curated content from SHM publications will also be integrated into Doximity’s DocNews channel. There, hospitalists and clinicians interested in hospital care can receive personalized medical news and research updates. They can all look forward to more added benefits in the future, too.
Physician recruiters: you can direct the hospitalists you’re working with to Doximity at www.doximity.com or to SHM at www.hospitalmedicine.org to learn more. If you're not using Doximity Talent finder to recruit great hospitalists and other physician candidates, try it out now.