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Hospitalists’ Potential Impact in Accountable Care Organizations

The rise of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a group of healthcare providers who are answerable for the overall care of patients assigned to them, inclusive of quality and cost, accelerated as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In September CMS announced quality and financial performance results for the 18-month reporting period showing that 53… [Read More]

Physicians Feel Responsibility to Address Healthcare Costs

What are physicians’ attitudes toward addressing healthcare costs and which strategies do they most enthusiastically support?

Inside Hospitalists’ Evolving Scope of Practice

Medical subspecialty comanagement, primary clinical care for rapid-response teams, and nighttime patient coverage on expanded list of hospitalist services