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Journal of Hospital Medicine

Editor(s): Andrew Auerbach, MD, MPH, SFHM
Publisher: Frontline Medical Communications Inc.
Impact Factor*: 2.143
ISI JCR Ranking 2015:38/151 (MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL)
ISSN: 1553-5592
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The Journal of Hospital Medicine is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.

The Journal of Hospital Medicine advances excellence in hospital medicine as a defined specialty through the dissemination of research, evidence-based clinical care, and advocacy of safe, effective care for hospitalized patients.

Its goals are to:
-- Promote research and education in hospital medicine through publication of original, peer-reviewed research articles and systematic reviews on topics relevant to hospital medicine
-- Promote high quality care for all hospitalized patients with an emphasis on patient safety
-- Promote teamwork and communication among all health care providers in hospitals to achieve optimal care for hospitalized patients
-- Define the competencies, activities, and needs of hospitalists
-- Support, propose, and promote changes to the health care system that lead to higher quality and more efficient care for all hospitalized patients
-- Foster debate on issues relevant to care of the hospitalized patient and engage health policy makers in promoting evidence-based best practices in hospital care
-- Anticipate important issues and trends in hospital care
-- Provide career path information intended to attract and retain the highest quality hospitalists
-- Produce a publication that is trustworthy, judicious, and intellectually stimulating
-- Uphold the highest standards of editorial integrity and ethical medical journalism
-- Provide continuing medical education in hospital medicine


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  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Frontline Medical Communications Inc.
  • Product Type: Journal
  • Author/Editor: Andrew Auerbach, MD, MPH, SFHM
  • ISSN: 1553-5592
  • Specialty:
    Health Administration
    Health Policy
  • Language: English
  • Frequency: 9 Times a Year
  • Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (2006) - Present
  • PDF Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (2006) - Present
  • Impact Factor*: 2.143
  • ISI JCR Ranking 2015 : 38/151 (MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL)

*As stated by the 2015 ISI Journal Citation Reports®

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