ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Steven Liu, CEO and Founder of Ingenious Med and a practicing leader in the hospitalist industry, was recently appointed to serve on the Benchmarks Committee for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Dr. Liu and the rest of the Benchmarks Committee will make recommendations to the SHM Board of Directors on potential issues for study and review. This will include shaping processes for developing benchmarks for hospitalists nationwide in the areas of hospitalist productivity and compensation.
SHM is committed to promoting excellence in the practice of hospital medicine through education, advocacy, and research. According to Joseph A. Miller, Senior Vice President of SHM, Dr. Liu is a great fit as his "experience and practical knowledge about data issues for hospitalists should add to the quality of discussions and initiatives pursued by SHM's Benchmarks Committee."
As a practicing hospitalist (and currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine for the Internal Medicine section at the Emory School of Medicine), Dr. Liu is very well-informed in the hospitalist industry. He previously served as Director of Medical Informatics for the Emory Hospital Medicine Program and as Medical Director for other programs at the hospital.
As CEO of Ingenious Med, where he is responsible for the short- and long-term strategy and management of the company, Dr. Liu continues to drive the company in the hospitalist market. Ingenious Med continues to expand in its market being the only provider in the nation exclusively devoted to inpatient practice management solutions.
SHM is the largest organization in the nation representing hospitalists and the practice of hospital medicine. Their mission is to promote the highest quality care for hospitalized patients, as well as provide opportunities and support to hospitalists. They are committed to enhancing the practice of hospital medicine by promoting education, research and advocacy. SHM's membership is comprised of approximately 6,000 hospitalists, as of December 2006, with approximately 20,000 in the profession overall. It is expected that there will be upwards of 30,000 in the hospitalist profession by the end of the decade.
About Ingenious Med
Ingenious Med was founded in 1999 by a group of practicing hospitalist leaders and has a customer base comprising thousands of users in over 500 facilities across the United States. Ingenious Med's flagship product, IM Practice Manager is an Internet-based application that enables inpatient physicians to capture charges, improve their quality of care, and communicate digitally with their peers and administrators. In addition, the program aggregates management data separately from the hospital information system, so individual physician and total department performance can be accurately evaluated. Nationwide, they are the leader in inpatient practice management solutions, and have recently responded to increasing demand for their product- lines in specialty groups.
For more detailed information on Ingenious Med, visit http://www.ingeniousmed.com or call (404)-815-0862.
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