"Hospitalists Split Their Energies between Patient Care and Designing New Systems to Improve Everything from Ambulance Diversions to Patient Wait Time"1

Here's Proof...

  • Hospitalists spend 78% of time doing admissions, follow-up and discharges2
  • 45% of hospitalists receive Incentive/Bonus Compensation for Administrative/Governance Responsibilities3
  • 78% of hospitalists receive Incentive/Bonus Compensation for Quality Indicators4

Hospital Medicine is the Fastest Growing Medical Specialty

  • 84% of teaching hospitals have at least 3 hospitalists on staff 5
  • 89% of hospitals with >200 beds have hospital medicine programs6

growth of hospitalists chart 2003 - 2011

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1DePasquale, Sue. "Hospitalists at the Helm." The Johns Hopkins Medicine Magazine, Fall 2010.©The Johns Hopkins University 2010.
2Readership Survey for SHM, August 2010. ©Kantar Media Professional Health.
5Yong-Fang et al. "Growth in the Care of Older Patients by Hospitalists in the United States." The New England Journal of Medicine; 360-1102-12., March 2009.
6AHA Annual Survey files for 2003-2009, data on file.

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