Cooperating for better care.

News & Views

Too many per-patient hospitalists?

Share this:


This piece in MedPage Today suggests improving satisfaction of among hospitalized patients by limiting the number of hospitalists that a patient sees on any given day, thus encouraging better informed patient-physician relationships.

John Nelson, M.D.,  a co-founder of the Society of Hospital Medicine, also urges ending “load-leveling” — a daily half-hour meeting of four or more physicians to evenly distribute patients because, he says, it wastes money and time. practice wastes money and time. “

Contact Info

(617) 230-4965

Wellesley, Mass