We found 8 hospitalists who accept Blue Shield HMO near El Monte, CA.

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Dr. Franck V Juste, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
9676 Las Tunas Drive
Temple City, CA
 

Dr. Franck Juste, who practices in Temple City, CA and Duarte, CA, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Juste is rated highly by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Juste has received professional recognition including the following: Outstanding Physician Award, San Gabriel Valley, Physicians Associates. Dr. Juste (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He is professionally affiliated with City of Hope.

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Dr. Kathleen Morrison Savage, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
El Monte, CA
 

Dr. Kathleen Savage specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Savage honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Hannah Yunghwa Kim, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
2603 Via Campo
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Hannah Kim's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Kim completed her residency training at Seattle Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. She is conversant in Korean.

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Dr. William Anthony Origel, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA
 

Dr. William Origel's areas of specialization are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Origel takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Mayra Rosado, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA
 

Dr. Mayra Rosado works as a hospitalist. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rosado is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rosado is affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Khalida Assadullah Pathan, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Khalida Pathan sees patients in Altadena, CA and Arcadia, CA. Her medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System. She is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences and Al-Ameen Medical College for medical school, Dr. Pathan completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Pathan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Mahyar Sadeghi Tari's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She speaks Persian. She studied medicine at Karolinska Institute. Dr. Sadeghi Tari accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Ravindrakumar Guruswamy is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guruswamy accepts. Dr. Guruswamy studied medicine at Madras Medical College.

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What is Hospital Medicine?

The specialty of hospital medicine emerged in the 1990s in response to a changing healthcare environment. Hospitals and insurance companies were trying to lower costs, and at the same time physicians were beginning to push back against the extremely long work hours they traditionally kept. Instead of paying every physician to be on-call all hours of the day for their patients at hospitals around the community, a service that was rarely used anyway, hospitals began to hire their own physicians and specialists to work exclusively at each building. These healthcare professionals treat patients on-site, providing care exclusively within their own hospital. Today, healthcare providers can specialize in hospital medicine, a specialty that focuses on the safety of patients as well as efficient management of hospital resources.

Hospital medicine is the name of the specialty, and it encompasses all providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Doctors who specialize in hospital medicine are sometimes called hospitalists. Hospitalists usually specialize in a specific medical field, for example OB/GYN, neurology, psychology, or pediatrics. An OB/GYN hospitalist, for example, offers women’s health care at a hospital. A pediatric hospitalist treats children at a hospital.

Hospital medicine offers many advantages not only for hospitals, but for patients and general physicians as well. It means there will always be a trained physician, awake and ready, at the hospital when needed. It increases teamwork and communication between the staff at a hospital if they work together daily and know each other well. It relieves pressure on other physicians who may have a demanding caseload in their office during the day or who work in rural areas far from the nearest hospital. As the use of complex medical technology increases, hospitalists become familiar with the systems in each building and can use it more effectively, increasing hospital safety and productivity.
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