Summary: Physicians who are employed to work exclusively in hospital settings, primarily for managed care organizations. They are the attending or primary responsible physician for the patient during hospitalization.
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- Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of careSunil Kripalani
Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
JAMA 297:831-41. 2007..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
- Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalistsSunil Kripalani
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
J Hosp Med 2:314-23. 2007..These include the discontinuity between hospitalists and primary care physicians, changes to the medication regimen, new self-care responsibilities that may stress ..
- Survey of obstetric and gynecologic hospitalists and laboristsCatrina Funk
The University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, Knoxville, TN, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:177.e1-4. 2010The objective of the study was to obtain descriptive information about obstetricians/gynecologists who currently are practicing as hospitalists or laborists.
- Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measuresHeather L White
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Guelph, ON, Canada
BMC Med 9:58. 2011Despite more than a decade of research on hospitalists and their performance, disagreement still exists regarding whether and how hospital-based physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery...
- Association of hospitalist care with medical utilization after discharge: evidence of cost shift from a cohort studyYong Fang Kuo
Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0177, USA
Ann Intern Med 155:152-9. 2011..No national studies examining the effect of hospitalist care on hospital costs or on medical utilization and costs after discharge have been done...
- Improving antibiotic utilization among hospitalists: a pilot academic detailing project with a public health approachFlora Kisuule
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
J Hosp Med 3:64-70. 2008..We developed and implemented a pilot hospitalist-delivered academic detailing intervention to improve the patterns of antibiotic prescribing for inpatients...
- Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United StatesYong Fang Kuo
Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009National and population-based information on the increase in patient care by hospitalists in the United States is lacking.
- Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of lifeGulshan Sharma
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009..There is increasing concern about discontinuity of care across transitions (eg, from home to the hospital) and how it might affect appropriate medical management...
- Association of care by hospitalists on discharge destination and 30-day outcomes after acute ischemic strokeBret T Howrey
Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Med Care 49:701-7. 2011The use of hospitalists is increasing. Hospitalists have been associated with reductions in length of stay and associated costs while not negatively impacting outcomes...
- Interprofessional communication with hospitalist and consultant physicians in general internal medicine: a qualitative studyLesley Gotlib Conn
Department of Surgery, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 12:437. 2012....
- Hospital medicine maturity framework: proposing a novel framework for defining stages of hospital medicine in CanadaVandad Yousefi
Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ontario
Healthc Q 14:67-73. 2011While hospitalists and hospital medicine programs are proliferating across Canada, there is little written about them...
- Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older adultsGulshan Sharma
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
JAMA 301:1671-80. 2009..Little is known about the extent of continuity of care across the transition from outpatient care to hospitalization...
- Comparison of processes and outcomes of pneumonia care between hospitalists and community-based primary care physiciansWilliam D Rifkin
Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 77:1053-8. 2002To compare medical care provided by hospitalists and primary care physicians to patients with community-acquired pneumonia in order to identify specific practices that might explain the improved efficiency of care provided by hospitalists.
- Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalistsSteven Z Pantilat
Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002..Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists. We received 1,030 completed surveys (26%)...
- Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatricsChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 110:720-8. 2002..We wanted to determine whether a health maintenance organization's (HMO's) implementation of a pediatric hospitalist system affected LOS, costs, mortality, readmission rate, follow-up rate, and parents' ratings of care...
- Effect of hospitalists on length of stay in the medicare population: variation according to hospital and patient characteristicsYong Fang Kuo
Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1649-57. 2010....
- Effects of physician experience on costs and outcomes on an academic general medicine service: results of a trial of hospitalistsDavid Meltzer
Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Ann Intern Med 137:866-74. 2002b>Hospitalists may decrease costs and improve outcomes in hospitalized patients, but existing evidence is limited and has not identified mechanisms for such effects.
- Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalistsS Z Pantilat
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0903, USA
Am J Med 111:15S-20S. 2001..Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists. We received 1,030 completed surveys (26%)...
- The positive impact of initiation of hospitalist clinician educatorsMark E Kulaga
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT 06856, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:293-301. 2004Although hospitalists have been shown to improve both financial and educational outcomes, their ability to manage dual roles as clinicians and educators has been infrequently demonstrated, particularly in the community setting where large ..
- Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitalsLenny Lopez
Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:1389-94. 2009Little is known about the link between hospitalists and performance on hospital-level quality indicators.
- Medical and surgical comanagement after elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trialJeanne M Huddleston
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Ann Intern Med 141:28-38. 2004b>Hospitalists are assuming an increasing role in the care of surgical patients, but the impact of this model of care on postoperative outcomes is unknown.
- Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency MedicineVincenza Snow
American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:971-6. 2009....
- Hospitalist care and length of stay in patients requiring complex discharge planning and close clinical monitoringWilliam N Southern
Department of Medicine, Weiler Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1825 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:1869-74. 2007Academic medical centers are increasingly employing hospitalists to staff teaching wards...
- Medical student evaluation of the quality of hospitalist and nonhospitalist teaching faculty on inpatient medicine rotationsAlan J Hunter
Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland 97239, USA
Acad Med 79:78-82. 2004To evaluate the impact of academic hospitalists on third-year medical students during inpatient medicine rotations.
- Resident satisfaction on an academic hospitalist service: time to teachPaul Chung
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, USA
Am J Med 112:597-601. 2002
- Third-year medical students' evaluation of hospitalist and nonhospitalist faculty during the inpatient portion of their pediatrics clerkshipsJoseph M Geskey
Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Penn State Children s Hospital, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
J Hosp Med 2:17-22. 2007..The purpose of this study was to compare the evaluations of hospitalist and nonhospitalist faculty of third-year medical students during their inpatient pediatrics rotations...
- Patterns and predictors of proton pump inhibitor overuse among academic and non-academic hospitalistsShaker M Eid
Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, USA
Intern Med 49:2561-8. 2010..We examined the trends and predictors of PPI guidelines non-compliance among academic and non-academic hospitalists in USA.
- Results of a retrospective observational study of intermediate care staffed by hospitalists: impact on mortality, co-management, and teachingJuan Felipe Lucena
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Intermediate Care and Hospitalists Unit, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
J Hosp Med 7:411-5. 2012..Intermediate care appears as an attractive strategy to provide rational care according to patient needs. It is an interesting scenario to expand co-management and teaching...
- Patient safety concerns arising from test results that return after hospital dischargeChristopher L Roy
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Intern Med 143:121-8. 2005..Few data are available on the epidemiology of test results pending at discharge or on physician awareness of these results...
- A new tool to give hospitalists feedback to improve interprofessional teamwork and advance patient careBenjamin J Chesluk
American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2485-92. 2012..The assessment of individual physicians' teamwork competencies may play a role in the larger effort to bring disparate health professions together in a system that supports and rewards a team approach in hope of improving patient care...
- The management of hospitalized patients with cirrhosis: the Mount Sinai experience and a guide for hospitalistsPonni V Perumalswami
Division of Liver Diseases, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1104, New York, NY 10029, USA
Dig Dis Sci 56:1266-81. 2011..Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease carry appreciable morbidity and mortality. Cirrhotic patients frequently require hospitalization and their care is both extremely complex and labor-intensive...
- Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomesAndrew D Auerbach
Department of Medicine, Box 0120, 505 Parnassus Avenue, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
Ann Intern Med 137:859-65. 2002..Previous investigations of the effect of the hospitalist model on resource use and patient outcomes have focused on academic medical centers or have used short follow-up periods...
- The effect of a multidisciplinary hospitalist/physician and advanced practice nurse collaboration on hospital costsMarie J Cowan
School of Nursing, Hospitalist Division, VA Department of Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:79-85. 2006..To compare nurse practitioner/physician management of hospital care, multidisciplinary team-based planning, expedited discharge, and assessment after discharge to usual management...
- ASHP-SHM Joint Statement on Hospitalist-Pharmacist CollaborationDaniel J Cobaugh
ASHP Research and Education Foundation, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:260-3. 2008
- Where did the day go?--a time-motion study of hospitalistsMatthew D Tipping
Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Hosp Med 5:323-8. 2010Within the last decade hospitalists have become an integral part of inpatient care in the United States and now care for about half of all Medicare patients requiring hospitalization...
- Comanagement of hospitalized surgical patients by medicine physicians in the United StatesGulshan Sharma
Department of Internal Medicine, 301 University Blvd, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
Arch Intern Med 170:363-8. 2010..We examined the extent to which comanagement is used during hospitalizations for common surgical procedures in the United States...
- Hospitalists and the doctor-patient relationshipD Meltzer
Department of Medicine, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, USA
J Legal Stud 30:589-606. 2001b>Hospitalists--physicians whose practice focuses on the care of hospitalized general medicine patients--are increasingly common in the United States, often displacing primary care physicians from this role...
- Comanagement of surgical patients between neurosurgeons and hospitalistsAndrew D Auerbach
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
Arch Intern Med 170:2004-10. 2010Shared management of surgical patients between surgeons and hospitalists (comanagement) is increasingly common, yet few studies have described its effects.
- Hospitalists: a chief nursing officer's perspectiveLynda Olender
Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
J Nurs Adm 35:497-501. 2005..The chief nursing officer can create an environment to foster research designed to identify outcomes from this partnership of hospitalist and clinical (nurse) manager...
- Understanding communication during hospitalist service changes: a mixed methods studyKeiki Hinami
Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Hosp Med 4:535-40. 2009..Little data exist to inform hospitalist communication during service changes...
- Active bed management by hospitalists and emergency department throughputEric Howell
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Ann Intern Med 149:804-11. 2008..When emergency departments are overcrowded, ambulances are diverted. Interventions focused primarily on emergency departments have had limited success...
- Hospitalists and care transitions: the divorce of inpatient and outpatient careHoangmai H Pham
Center for Studying Health System Change HSC in Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1315-27. 2008..respondents as part of the Community Tracking Study site visits to examine how the growing use of hospitalists has affected care delivery systems...
- Are inpatients' needs better served by hospitalists than by their family doctors: yesDarryl Samoil
Fraser Health Authority Hospitalist Program, Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley, BC, Canada
Can Fam Physician 54:1100-1, 1104-6. 2008
- Non-housestaff medicine services in academic centers: models and challengesNiraj L Sehgal
Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Hosp Med 3:247-55. 2008..b>Hospitalists have emerged as a solution to providing these services given their commitment to delivering efficient and high-..
- Hospitalists in medical education: coming to an academic medical center near youDavid M Pressel
Department of Pediatrics, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:1501-4. 2006b>Hospitalists are physicians whose medical practice focuses on general medical inpatient care...
- Frequently asked questions by hospitalists managing pain in adults with sickle cell diseaseWally R Smith
Division of General Internal Medicine, Adult Sickle Cell Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
J Hosp Med 6:297-303. 2011Pain is the predominant medical presentation to hospitalists for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Dramatic treatment gains of SCD in childhood have resulted in more adults now requiring hospitalization than children...
- Effects of blood conservation on the incidence of anemia and transfusions in pediatric parapneumonic effusion: a hospitalist perspectiveNabil E Hassan
Helen DeVos Children s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
J Hosp Med 5:410-3. 2010..Traditional treatment for these children with PNE includes repeated phlebotomy and surgical intervention, resulting in ongoing blood losses. Blood transfusions used to treat acquired anemia are associated with multiple complications...
- Psychiatric hospitalists and continuity of care: a comparison of two modelsPaul A Sloan
Michael E DeBakey Veterans, Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Psychiatr Pract 16:170-6. 2010..In addition, patients discharged in the hospitalist period were more likely to attend their outpatient mental health appointments. Findings suggest a preference for the hospitalist model over a COC model...
- Comparison of outcome measures for a traditional pediatric faculty service and nonfaculty hospitalist services in a community teaching hospitalJohn Boyd
Division of Pediatrics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 124 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
Pediatrics 118:1327-31. 2006Several studies have found decreased cost and length of stay for patients who are cared for by pediatric hospitalists compared with traditional faculty models...
- Inpatient care in a community hospital: comparing length of stay and costs among teaching, hospitalist, and community servicesPeter J Carek
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
Fam Med 40:119-24. 2008..This study's purpose was to examine the length of stay and cost of inpatient care by a family medicine teaching service in comparison with the hospitalists' and community physicians' services in the same community hospital.
- The hospitalist movement--a complex adaptive response to fragmentation of care in hospitalsKheng Hock Lee
Department of Family Medicine and Continuing Care, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:145-50. 2008..The conclusion is that variants of the hospital movement may emerge in different parts of the world as healthcare systems adapt to common global trends that drive the increasing complexity of healthcare...
- The Park Nicollet experience in establishing a hospitalist systemR B Freese
Park Nicollet Clinic, HealthSystem Minnesota, St Louis Park 55416, USA
Ann Intern Med 130:350-4. 1999..This paper describes some key aspects of the institution of the system in a multispecialty group that includes both family practitioners and internists...
- Methods for testing equality of means of health care costs in a paired design studyX H Zhou
Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202, U S A
Stat Med 20:1703-20. 2001....
- Comparison of hospital costs and length of stay associated with general internists and hospitalist physicians at a community hospitalGeorge D Everett
Department of Internal Medicine, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:626-30. 2004To compare initial and long-term hospital resource utilization of hospitalists and general internists at an urban community hospital.
- Pediatric hospitalists: quality care for the underserved?R D Wells
Valley Children s Hospital, 9300 Valley Children s Place, Madera, CA 93638, USA
Am J Med Qual 16:174-80. 2001..growth in pediatric hospitalist services, there is little empiric information about the impact of pediatric hospitalists. This study compared process and outcome variables related to the inpatient care of 182 pediatric patients, ..
- Replacing an academic internal medicine residency program with a physician assistant--hospitalist model: a comparative analysis studySunil Dhuper
Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Am J Med Qual 24:132-9. 2009This study describes a comparative analysis of replacing medical residents with physician assistants and hospitalists on patient outcomes in a community hospital...
- What effect does inpatient physician specialty and experience have on clinical outcomes and resource utilization on a general medical service?Vikas Parekh
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0376, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:395-401. 2004..To examine the effects of internal medicine specialty and physician experience on inpatient resource use and clinical outcomes on an academic general medicine service...
- Do hospitalists affect clinical outcomes and efficiency for patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH)?Jorge T Go
The Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
J Hosp Med 5:133-9. 2010Care by hospitalists has been associated with improved/similar clinical outcomes and efficiency. However, less is known about their effect on conditions dependent upon specialists for procedures/treatment plans...
- Effects of a nonsurgical hospitalist service on trauma patient outcomesKristin Salottolo
Trauma Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO 80113, USA
Surgery 145:355-61. 2009..We hypothesized outcomes would be equivalent for patients treated under TMED versus a surgical service...
- The surgical hospitalist: a new model for emergency surgical careJohn Maa
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
J Am Coll Surg 205:704-11. 2007..In July 2005, we restructured the general surgery service at our medical center into a hospitalist model to improve patient access to surgical care...
- A pneumonia practice guideline and a hospitalist-based reorganization lead to equivalent efficiency gainsJ C Reddy
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, USA
Am J Manag Care 7:1142-8. 2001..half of the inpatient medical service, requiring earlier and more intensive faculty intervention, primarily by hospitalists. For 1 year, we studied the effect of these interventions on hospital costs, length of stay, and resource use...
- Effects of an HMO hospitalist program on inpatient utilizationC Molinari
Eastern Washington State University, Cheney, WA 99004, USA
Am J Manag Care 7:1051-7. 2001..To assess the impact of a health maintenance organization (HMO) hospitalist program on inpatient utilization...
- Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmissionCarl van Walraven
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
- The hospitalist movement 5 years laterRobert M Wachter
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
JAMA 287:487-94. 2002..We originally described the hospitalist model of inpatient care in 1996; since then, the model has experienced tremendous growth. This growth has important clinical, financial, educational, and policy implications...
- Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalistsEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1399-406. 2008b>Hospitalists improve efficiency, but little information exists regarding whether they impact quality of care.
- The effect of a hospitalist service with nurse discharge planner on patient care in an academic teaching hospitalH C Palmer
Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Med 111:627-32. 2001..SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Inpatient medicine service was provided by hospitalists, general internists, and specialists...
- Are inpatients' needs better served by hospitalists than by their family doctors?: noGalt Wilson
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Can Fam Physician 54:1101-3, 1105-7. 2008
- Hand-carried ultrasound performed by hospitalists: does it improve the cardiac physical examination?L David Martin
Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Med 122:35-41. 2009..The purpose of this study was to determine whether hand-carried ultrasound can add to the accuracy of hospitalists' cardiac physical examinations.
- Comparison of hospitalists and nonhospitalists in inpatient length of stay adjusting for patient and physician characteristicsWilliam D Rifkin
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Primary Care Residency Program, CT, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:1127-32. 2004....
- Comparison of hospitalists and nonhospitalists regarding core measures of pneumonia careWilliam D Rifkin
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Am J Manag Care 13:129-32. 2007To examine whether compliance with national indicators of care differed amongst hospitalists and nonhospitalists.
- A systematic review of outcomes and quality measures in adult patients cared for by hospitalists vs nonhospitalistsMichael C Peterson
Cardiac Hospitalist Service, Central Utah Clinic, Provo, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 84:248-54. 2009..answer the question, "Are there differences in cost or quality of inpatient medical care provided to adults by hospitalists vs nonhospitalists?" A computerized search was performed, using hospitalist and either quality, outcome, or ..
- Effects of a hospitalist care model on mortality of elderly patients with hip fracturesJohn A Batsis
Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Hosp Med 2:219-25. 2007..Whether this improved efficiency affects long-term mortality is unknown...
- Hospitalists and improved cost savings in patients with bacterial pneumonia at a state levelDanielle B Scheurer
Department of Internal Medicine, Hospitalist Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
South Med J 98:607-10. 2005In the hospitalist literature, most studies have focused on outcomes related to cost savings for individual hospital systems. This study sought to determine if hospitalists could improve cost savings at a state level.
- Comparison of practice patterns of hospitalists and community physicians in the care of patients with congestive heart failureMarina M Roytman
Hospitalist Program, The Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
J Hosp Med 3:35-41. 2008The objective of the present study was to compare the practice patterns of hospitalists and community physicians in the care of patients with congestive heart failure.
- A comparison of two hospitalist models with traditional care in a community teaching hospitalLakshmi K Halasyamani
Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Departments of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and the Quality Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48197, USA
Am J Med 118:536-43. 2005..However, less is known about the concurrent performance of more than one hospitalist model in a single site...
- Effects of a hospitalist model on elderly patients with hip fractureMichael P Phy
Hospital Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55906, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:796-801. 2005b>Hospitalists' increased role in perioperative medicine allows for examination of their effects on surgical patients. This study examined the effects of a hospitalist service created to medically manage elderly patients with hip fracture.
- The top 10 infectious disease pitfalls that hospitalists can avoidNeil M Paige
Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
J Hosp Med 5:42-5. 2010Infectious diseases are commonly encountered by hospitalists in their day-to-day care of patients...
- Staff-only pediatric hospitalist care of patients with medically complex subspecialty conditions in a major teaching hospitalArpi Bekmezian
Division of General Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Marion Davis Children s Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:975-80. 2008..To assess cost and length of stay for subspecialty patients on a staff-only general pediatric hospitalist service vs traditional faculty/housestaff subspecialty services in a major teaching hospital...
- Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in CaliforniaEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010Hospital leaders usually provide financial support to hospitalists groups, often with an expectation of improved performance on publicly reported quality metrics...
- Evaluating the impact of hospitalistsJ Showstack
University of California, San Francisco 94143 0936, USA
Ann Intern Med 130:376-81. 1999..The design must distinguish between outcomes attributable to the introduction of hospitalists and those attributable to other changes in medical treatments and the organization of care.
- Improved survival with hospitalists in a pediatric intensive care unitPatricia A Tenner
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, 78229, USA
Crit Care Med 31:847-52. 2003To compare the survival of patients in a teaching hospital pediatric intensive care unit in which residents provided after-hours in-house coverage with survival in the same unit with hospitalists providing this coverage.
- Dissemination of discharge summaries. Not reaching follow-up physiciansCarl van Walraven
Can Fam Physician 48:737-42. 2002..To discover how often hospital discharge summaries were available to physicians seeing patients for follow-up visits after hospitalization...
- The independent association of provider and information continuity on outcomes after hospital discharge: implications for hospitalistsCarl van Walraven
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Hosp Med 5:398-405. 2010..To determine how this influenced patient outcomes, we examined the independent association of several physician continuity and information continuity measures on death or urgent readmission after discharge from hospital...
- Primary care family physicians and 2 hospitalist models: comparison of outcomes, processes, and costsPeter C Smith
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
J Fam Pract 51:1021-7. 2002To compare the care provided by family practice primary care physicians with that provided by 2 hospitalist models: critical care hospitalists and rotating residency faculty family physician hospitalists.
- Evaluation of a staff-only hospitalist system in a tertiary care, academic children's hospitalPrabo Dwight
Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Pediatrics 114:1545-9. 2004..The objective of this study was to compare the staff-only pediatric hospitalist system and the staff/housestaff hospitalist system with respect to traditional outcome measures...
- Pediatric hospitalists: a systematic review of the literatureChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 117:1736-44. 2006..Systematic reviews have demonstrated consistently decreased length of stay and costs in internal medicine hospitalist systems. Systematic reviews of pediatric hospitalist systems have not been conducted...
- Impact of a hospitalist system on length of stay and cost for children with common conditionsRajendu Srivastava
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 100 N Medical Dr, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
Pediatrics 120:267-74. 2007..This study examined mechanisms of efficiency in a managed care hospitalist system on length of stay and total costs for common pediatric conditions...
- Comparison of hospital costs and length of stay for community internists, hospitalists, and academiciansGeorge Everett
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:662-7. 2007The model of inpatient medical management has evolved toward Hospitalists because of greater cost efficiency compared to traditional practice. The optimal model of inpatient care is not known.
- Pediatric hospitalist comanagement of spinal fusion surgery patientsTamara D Simon
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
J Hosp Med 2:23-30. 2007..There are no published studies of hospitalist comanagement of pediatric surgical patients...
- How hospitalists spend their time: insights on efficiency and safetyKevin J O'Leary
Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Hosp Med 1:88-93. 2006Despite the dramatic growth of hospitalists, no studies have evaluated the type and frequency of activities that hospitalists perform...
- Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissionsJennifer S Myers
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
- The expanding role of hospitalists in the United StatesNiraj L Sehgal
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Swiss Med Wkly 136:591-6. 2006b>Hospitalists are the most rapidly growing group of providers in the United States; in a few years, there will be more hospitalists than cardiologists in the U.S...
- Economic effects of community versus hospital-based faculty pneumonia careM D Stein
Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
J Gen Intern Med 13:774-7. 1998..Academic teaching services staffed by general medicine faculty may provide efficient inpatient pneumonia care...
- Associations with reduced length of stay and costs on an academic hospitalist servicePeter J Kaboli
Research Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:561-8. 2004..Prior studies of hospitalist services have suggested improved efficiency and quality of care compared with traditional inpatient services...
- Continuity of care and patient outcomes after hospital dischargeCarl van Walraven
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 19:624-31. 2004..Transfer of information between physicians can be poor. We determined whether early postdischarge outcomes changed when patients were seen after discharge by physicians who treated them in the hospital...
- Determinants of hospitalist efficiency: a qualitative and quantitative studyLinda Dynan
Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights
Med Care Res Rev 66:682-702. 2009Using qualitative and quantitative methods, the authors develop and test hypotheses about the impact of hospitalists on efficiency and quality of care relative to teaching teams...
- Variation in pediatric hospitalists' use of proven and unproven therapies: a study from the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) networkChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Hosp Med 3:292-8. 2008..While care in pediatric hospitalist systems has been demonstrated to be efficient, neither the quality of care nor determinants of variation in pediatric hospitalist systems are well understood...
- Association of communication between hospital-based physicians and primary care providers with patient outcomesChaim M Bell
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 24:381-6. 2009..This separation of hospital and ambulatory care may result in important care discontinuities after discharge. We sought to determine whether communication between hospital-based physicians and PCPs influences patient outcomes...
- Determining the professional attributes of a hospitalist: experience in one Australian metropolitan hospitalM Kingston
Division of Medicine, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland, Australia
Intern Med J 35:305-8. 2005..The hospitalist must also be proficient in medical education and organization governance. The demonstration of such skills ensures the 'hospitalist' model is efficient and effective for hospital-based care...
- Hospitalists in teaching hospitals: opportunities but not without dangerSanjay Saint
J Gen Intern Med 19:392-3. 2004
- The hospitalist model: perspectives of the patient, the Internist, and internal medicineH C Sox
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Ann Intern Med 130:368-72. 1999The use of hospitalists has implications for patients, for internists, and for the specialty of internal medicine. For patients, the greatest concern is interrupting the continuity of a supportive relationship with their regular physican...
- Emerging Safety and Quality Issues in the Care of Hospitalized ChildrenNORA ESTEBAN-CRUVIANI; Fiscal Year: 2013..However, most pediatric hospitalists have had no formal post-residency training, with no official mechanism for instruction and board certification...
- Hospital Medicine and Economics Centers for Education & Research for TherapeuticsDavid O Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2010..and the rapid growth in the number of physicians specializing in hospital care, including intensivists and hospitalists. In the next decade, new basic and translational technologies, such as pharmacogenomics and clinical ..
- Implementation of HIT-Enhanced Tobacco Treatment for Hospitalized SmokersSteven L Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013..Prior to study initiation, internal medicine and emergency medicine housestaff and hospitalists will be trained in tobacco treatment. ITOS will be activated, and will cover all inpatient units...
- Continuity of care and end of the life ICU useGulshan Sharma; Fiscal Year: 2012..Aim 4. To examine the effect of hospitalists on continuity of care and end of life ICU use...
- Improving management of cardiovascular medications during hospitalizationAndrew D Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2013..systems might be best arranged to improve both quality and outcomes of healthcare, such as how cardiologists or hospitalists might affect outcomes of patients with congestive heart failure;2) Understanding how improve use of beta-..
- Enhancing Hawaii Hospital Information ContentTodd B Seto; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., length of stay, cost, in-hospital death, 30-day readmission to any hospital) for patients treated by hospitalists compared with patients treated by non-hospitalists...
- Development and Validation of a Tool to Evaluate Hand-off QualityVineet Arora; Fiscal Year: 2010..The Hand-off CEX (Clinical Evaluation Exercise) will be used by academic hospitalists and house staff physicians to assess feasibility...
- Evaluation of Inpatient Care Teams to Improve QualityDavid H Howard; Fiscal Year: 2013..In ACUs, hospitalists and nurses are assigned to unit-based teams...
- Care of the elder hospitalized patient: the role of the hospitalistsJames S Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2013..provided by applicant): This represents a competitive renewal of an application to study the impact of hospitalists on the care of older hospitalized patients...
- INPATIENT PRACTICES OF HOSPITALISTS VS TRADITIONAL PCPSMelissa Rowe; Fiscal Year: 2000b>Hospitalists, dedicated inpatient physicians, provide care for patients from hospital admission to discharge...
- The Hospitalist-Nurse Relationship and Patient SafetyTracy Scott; Fiscal Year: 2004DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Our main objective is to better understand how hospitalists interact with nurses, particularly as this interaction affects perceptions of teamwork and the frequency of medical errors...
- A model for effective communications to improve inpatient ambulatory transitionsJulie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007..struggle with challenges to provide care in complex delivery systems that include increasing the use of hospitalists and further decreasing the length of hospital stay...
- Aging, the Uninsured and HospitalistsPhilippa Strelitz; Fiscal Year: 2005..This research will build on the examination of the emergence of hospitalists undertaken in doctoral research to explore from a cultural perspective, the impact of hospitalists on the care ..
- Medical-Surgical Co-management Evaluating a New AwardAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2006..many hospitals have redesigned their inpatient services so that dedicated inpatient specialists ('hospitalists') provide inpatient care to medical patients...
- MULTISITED ETHNOGRAPHY OF EMERGENCE OF HOSPITALIST MEDICPhilippa Strelitz; Fiscal Year: 1999..The emergence of "hospitalist medicine" is one of these transformations. Hospitalists are both a response to, and constitutive of these changes, and the hospitalist model represents a major change ..
- Value of Technology to Transfer Discharge InformationJAMES GRAUMLICH; Fiscal Year: 2006..of good communication at discharge will increase as more primary care providers delegate inpatient care to hospitalists. Any process that improves information transfer among providers at discharge might improve the health and ..
- Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI programAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTSSteven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..
- Using Information Systems to Improve Cardiac PreventionJeffrey Schnipper; Fiscal Year: 2007..Schnipper's development as an independent researcher in improving the quality of care of patients with CAD. ..
- Infection Risk of Urinary Collection StrategiesSanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
- INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONSWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..
- MECHANISMS OF LEUKOCYTE RECRUITMENT IN IBDCiaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2005..An in-depth, mechanistic understanding of the regulation of ENA-78 gene expression in human enterocytes may lead to novel therapeutic approaches to IBD. ..
- VARIATIONS IN BREAST CANCER TREATMENT AND MORTALITYJames Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- UTMB Center for Population Health and Health DisparitiesJames Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effects of Hospitalists in Medicare DataDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008..Increasingly, such care is provided by "hospitalists", physicians who focus their practice on the care of hospitalized patients...
- Effectiveness of TEACH ResearchDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI GASTRITISCiaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2002..Identifying H.pylori virulence factors which modulate host immune and inflammatory responses and determining their mechanisms of action are key to targeting new management strategies for this highly prevalent pathogen. ..
- Immune Response to Clostridium difficileCiaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008..These specific aims are designed to advance further our knowledge of the immunobiology of C. difficile toxin-induced diarrhea and the mechanisms of immune protection in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEYWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTSDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003Care of hospitalized patients by "hospitalists"- often defined as physicians who dedicate at least 25 percent of their practice to inpatient care- is a recent, growing, and controversial trend in health care delivery in the United States...
- Use of Claims Data to Study Quality of Cancer CareJames Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will then explore the reliability of the provider-level data in order to assess its potential utility in assessing quality of care for individual providers. ..
- Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk AssessmentSAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Measuring Quality - The Impact of Patient ComplexityRobert Centor; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, we hope to present an economical research agenda to the research community and AHRQ at the national meeting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/TreatmentDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
- Palliative Medicine Fellowship TrainingDiane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Virginia Commonwealth University Sickle Cell Disease Clinical NetworkWally Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008..End of Abstract) CLINICAL CENTER ..
- PAIN IN SICKLE CELL EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDYWally Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results of this study can be used to improve sickle cell pain diagnosis and treatment and to dispel myths about sickle cell pain. ..
- Comparative Effectiveness of Virginia Coordinated Care versus the Traditional SafWally R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CARE MANAGEMENT BY NURSE PRACTITIONER/HOSPITALIST TEAMMarie Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2002..Statistical analyses will include univariate tests (t, z, and Chi- square), Cox proportional hazards model, logistic regression, Poisson, and linear regressions. ..
- Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer PatientsDiane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
- Markers of normoglycemic remission in obese diabeticsGuillermo Umpierrez; Fiscal Year: 2006..Identifying such markers will facilitate and guide future therapeutic interventions and may identify patients at risk to develop chronic complications of diabetes ..
- Medication Reconciliation: A Team ApproachJeffrey Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Disparities: Leaders, Providers and Patients(RMI)Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PALLIATIVE CARE AND THE ELDERLYDiane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- 19th Annual Health Economics ConferenceDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008..The 19th annual Health Economics conference hopes to build upon the rich tradition established by the preceding Annual Health Economics Conferences. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..