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We found 5 hospitalists who accept HFN EPO near Aurora, IL.

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Dr. Deanne Lee Miller, DO
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1325 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Deanne Miller practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Chicago, IL, Winfield, IL, and Geneva, IL. Dr. Miller's areas of expertise include intensive care. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital and Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. Dr. Miller honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. She is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care, Intensive Care

Dr. Kimberly A Thompson, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1325 North Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Kimberly Thompson's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thompson takes. Before completing her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Dr. Thompson attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Mobolanle A Ogunlana, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1325 N Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Mobolanle Coker is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She attended the University of Lagos College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at MetroHealth Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Coker's clinical interests encompass hospital care. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Coker is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Christine M Parker, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1325 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Christine Parker is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist. Dr. Parker graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital and Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. Her areas of expertise include hospital care. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Parker is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Hari B Srinivasan, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
1325 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Hari Srinivasan sees patients in Chicago, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Aurora, IL. His medical specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. Before completing his residency at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Srinivasan attended medical school at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER). He has a special interest in hospital care. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Srinivasan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Tamil and Hindi. Dr. Srinivasan's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

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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.