Good video explaining the role of today's hospitalist....and the study states this business is fragmented to a degree, just like the rest of healthcare....BD
A national physician practice outfit called IPC The Hospitalist Company rode the wave in hospitalist medicine and went public earlier this year. The company’s CEO Adam Singer swung by this morning for a quick video interview.
There are more than 20,000 hospitalists working in this country now — a lot, given that the profession was essentially invented in the 1990s. Hospitalists do the kind of coordination of care that used to be the domain of primary care docs, who would oversee the treatment of their hospitalized patients.