We found 5 hospitalists who accept CIGNA Open Access HMO near New Lenox, IL.

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Dr. Kimberly A Thompson, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Kimberly Thompson is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Thompson is not currently accepting new patients. Her education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Mobolanle A Ogunlana, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Mobolanle Coker works as a hospitalist. Her clinical interests include hospital care. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. After attending the University of Lagos College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Coker completed her residency training at MetroHealth Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Coker is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Ellen M Major, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Ellen Major sees patients in Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, and Harvey, IL. Her medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Major accepts. Before performing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Major attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Major is affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Miroslaw S Skalski, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Miroslaw Skalski works as a hospitalist and neonatologist. Dr. Skalski speaks Polish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Centegra Health System, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. He attended Wroclaw Medical University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Columbus Hospital, Chicago for residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Nicole D Anania, DO
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Nicole Anania is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). After attending Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Maricopa Medical Center and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anania include hospital care. Dr. Anania accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.

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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.
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