The steady growth of hospital medicine has led to a push for specified certification in this field. But who should provide that certification, and is the move in this direction good or bad for hospitalists and hospital medicine?
Relationships are the foundation of any strong hospital medicine program. For 30 years, TeamHealth has been helping to build innovative hospital communities through its clinical outsourcing services and other solutions, all while focusing on a patient-centric, collaborative model of healthcare delivery.
If anyone understands the state of US hospitals and the role of the hospitalist, it's Adam Singer, MD. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IPC: The Hospitalist Company, which he founded in 1995, and was named Modern Physician's "Physician Entrepreneur of the Year" in October 2008.