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The History of Hospitalist and Their Field

Friday, December 4th, 2015 in Medical Field: Hospitalist.

20 years ago, the term hospitalist didn’t even exist. Although a few hundred physicians specialized in hospital care, it wasn’t until 1996 that the New England Journal of Medicine first identified these doctors specifically as hospitalists. In the last decade, the practice has grown to include thousands of physicians dedicated to the care of seriously Read more…