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Society of Hospital Medicine to launch new medical journal
...and has been provided free to approximately 10,000 hospitalists
in the U.S. Hospital Medicine is the nation's f...atients. There are at present approximately 12,000 hospitalists
nationwide, and this number is projected to more than triple by the end of the decade....
Society of Hospital Medicine selects John Wiley & Sons, Inc. to publish The Hospitalist Newsletter
...iding the latest in clinical and industry news for hospitalists
throughout the United States. In addition to the a...atients. There are at present approximately 11,000 hospitalists
nationwide, and this number is projected to grow to more than 30,000 by the end of the decade....
Study indicates why hospitalists improve hospital efficiency
...als and Clinics. One service was staffed solely by hospitalists
and the three other services by non-hospitalist ph...investigators found that patients cared for by the hospitalists
had on average a one-day shorter length of stay (5.5 vs. 6.5 days) and a 10 percent reduction in hos...
Hospitalist care destined to become dominant model of inpatient care in the US, say UCSF researchers
...le throughout the day is less costly. In addition, hospitalists
may provide a higher quality of inpatient care tha...edical inpatient cost of $8,000, the nations 5,000 hospitalists
are safely reducing inpatient costs by approximately $2.4 billion per year. Thus far, there is littl...
Hospitalists should work with patients' primary care physicians, according to
...s carefor hospitalized patients. "Not only should hospitalists
work with PCPs but they also need to developrelati...e UCSF programin medical ethics. The emergence of hospitalists
is based on the idea that inpatient carespecialists will improve the quality of care, increase the e...
Rigorous Evaluation Of "Hospitalist" Model Needed To Determine Impact Of This New Medical Specialty, According To UCSF Health Policy Researchers
...any components involved in evaluating theimpact of hospitalists
in the supplement of the February 16 issue of the ...ir care in non-teachinghospitals. The emergence of hospitalists
is based on the idea that inpatient carespecialists will be better skilled, more efficient and more ...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...ir care in non-teaching hospitals.The emergence of hospitalists
is based on the idea that inpatient carespecialist...king the system work better," Wachter said. Though hospitalists
currently work in a number of hospitals throughout thecountry, including the UCSF Medical Center, pa...
UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays
...ority of residents who workedside-by-side with the hospitalists
were highly satisfied with the experience. Infact,...ther support the increasingly popular idea ofusing hospitalists
to improve the efficiency, and possibly the quality, ofinpatient care. The concept of the dedicated ...