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Pediatric Hospitalists:What Do We Know, and Where Do We Go From Here?

      In 1996, the title “hospitalist” was first applied to a handful of internists spending 25% or more of their time providing inpatient care.
      • Wachter RM
      • Goldman L
      The emerging role of “hospitalists” in the American health care system.
      • Wachter RM
      An introduction to the hospitalist model.
      Since that time, internists have witnessed a transformation in inpatient care delivery as hospitalist care has expanded into a major system for adult inpatient medicine across the United States.
      • Wachter RM
      Foreword—The hospitalist movement in the United States.
      • Lindenauer PK
      • Pantilat SZ
      • Katz PP
      • Wachter RM
      Hospitalists and the practice of inpatient medicine: Results of a survey of the National Association of Inpatient Physicians.

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