Modern Times Create New Healthcare Provider

More follow-up care is being orchestrated by hospitalists, a type of physician-administrator that has grown in number from 800 in the 1990s to 30,000 today. Hospitalists are increasingly taking over the care of hospitalized patients from overburdened family doctors, and are also largely credited with reducing the length of hospital stays by 17-30% and reducing costs by 13-20%, according to studies in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Electronic Health Records 2.0: What Does the Future Hold?

This Expert voices panel focuses on Electronic Health Records 2.0, which aired on Federal News Radio (WFED) on February 28, 2012. Panelists include: Peter Basch, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Ambulatory EHR...

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