We found 5 hospitalists who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Jupiter, FL.

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

Dr. Rajendra Bansal is a hospitalist and geriatrician. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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 works as a hospitalist and pediatric critical care specialist in Miami, FL and Jupiter, FL. Dr. Meneses Paz 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. After completing medical school at the University of Cauca Faculty of Health Sciences, he performed his residency at Shands at the University of Florida, Long Island College Hospital, and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
1002 S Old Dixie Highway; Suite 206
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. William Gustave is a Jupiter, FL physician who specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). 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.

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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, who practices in Miami, FL and Jupiter, FL, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is a graduate of Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. She 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. Dr. Clemente 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's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Gonzalez trained at Miami Children's Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gonzalez 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.
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