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We found 8 hospitalists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare near Jupiter, FL.

Dr. Marcos Antonio Mestre, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Marcos Mestre specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Mestre attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Mestre is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
875 Military Trail; Suite 200
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Bansal is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Mario Antonio Reyes, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Mario Reyes specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Miami, FL and Jupiter, FL. Dr. Reyes is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Luis Maria Perez-Burnes, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Luis Perez-Burnes is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He attended medical school at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez-Burnes is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Meneses Paz, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Juan Meneses Paz practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) and pediatric critical care. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Dr. Meneses Paz's education and training includes medical school at the University of Cauca Faculty of Health Sciences and residency at Shands at the University of Florida, Long Island College Hospital, and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Beatriz Ladd is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She works in Miami, FL and Jupiter, FL. Dr. Ladd is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. She attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Ladd completed a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Dr. Melissa Cristina Clemente Fabrega, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Melissa Clemente practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Clemente accepts. Dr. Clemente is a graduate of Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Claudette Gonzalez is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She works in Miami, FL and Jupiter, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gonzalez takes. Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. She trained at Miami Children's Hospital for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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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.