WHAT IS A HOSPITALIST?
The term "hospitalist" was first coined in a 1996 article by Dr. Robert Watcher for the "New England Journal of Medicine."
However, the function of this specialist has existed since the mid-1970s. Due to the advent of managed care and the increased burden on private practice physicians, the demand for specialists who work on site at the hospital rapidly increased in the mid-1990s.
Examination, diagnosis, and treatment of inpatients. Management of patients throughout their hospitalization, including admission, active follow-up and establishing an efficient discharge process.
- 18/20 Days per Month Schedule
- Maximum of 2 Home On-Call Per Month