Specialty Roundup: What is a Hospitalist?

GOOD INCOME + PREDICTABLE SHIFT WORK = HOSPITALIST The American Board of Physician Specialists defines hospitalists as “…physicians who have dedicated their careers to hospitalized patients.” Simply put, hospitalists are medical specialists who generally completed a residency program in internal medicine or paediatrics. These physicians chose to practice in the hospital, seeing hospitalized patients only,…

What are Mid-Level Providers?

COMPARING NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS Mid-level providers are those who provide a level of care below that of a physician, but with a degree of independence and practice that allows them to still provide high-quality care. They are full members of the healthcare team, working alongside physicians, nurses, laboratorians, and others to ensure that…