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Hospitalists and How They Can Help You As A Patient

A doctor devoting their practice to the care of hospitalized patients is known as a hospitalist. According to the Society of Hospital Medicine, the definition of a hospitalist is as follows: “Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Their activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to Hospital Medicine.” First used in a 1996 article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the term… Read More »