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We found 9 hospitalists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1477 near Orlando, FL.

Dr. Christina Skye Hanford Chen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
21 W Columbia Street; Suite 201
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Christina Chen, who practices in Orlando, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. Dr. Chen is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and performed her residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. She is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 235
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Khalid Abusaada sees patients in Orlando, FL. His medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abusaada takes.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
5449 S Semoran Boulevard; Suite 14
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Lydia Van works as a family medicine practitioner and hospitalist. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
1400 S Orlando Avenue; Suite 205
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Adriana Otto practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Winter Park, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Otto honors. She attended medical school at Juan N. Corpas University Foundation. Dr. Otto is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
6320 Old Winter Garden Road
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Arnold Fleischmann is a hospitalist in Orlando, FL. Dr. Fleischmann is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
1507 S Hiawassee Road; Suite 107
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Narsimha Rangaraj is a hospitalist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rangaraj accepts.

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Dr. Denyce Michelle Nichols, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Denyce Nichols works as a hospitalist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nichols accepts.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Tricia Murphy is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Orlando, FL. She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Murphy is professionally affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
601 E Rollins Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Akram Al-Husaini's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He honors 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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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.