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We found 7 hospitalists who accept CIGNA Behavioral Health near Winfield, IL.

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Dr. Kimberly Marine Battle-Miller, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Other
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kimberly Battle-Miller works as a pediatric hospice and palliative medicine specialist and hospitalist. She is especially interested in palliative care and hospital care. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Battle-Miller attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Battle-Miller trained at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for her residency. 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. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care, Palliative Care

Dr. Vincent L Johnson, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Vincent Johnson is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adolescent medicine specialist in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson takes. Dr. Johnson attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Beaumont Hospitals. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. He has a closed panel.

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Dr. Shital M Ughreja, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Shital Ughreja is an internal medicine hospitalist. In addition to English, she speaks Gujarati. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Ughreja studied medicine at Rush Medical College. Dr. Ughreja trained at Northshore University Health System for her residency. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She has received the following distinction: Intern of the Year - Northshore University Health System. Unfortunately, Dr. Ughreja is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Dr. Oliver M Olea, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Oliver Olea is a general internist in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. Dr. Olea is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has a closed panel. After completing medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, he performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Dr. Brian Reza Poustinchian, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Brian Poustinchian specializes in general internal medicine. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Poustinchian attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Raj Haribhai Ughreja, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Raj Ughreja is an internal medicine hospitalist in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. Dr. Ughreja is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Ughreja attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at Northshore University Health System for residency.

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Dr. Grant Mitchell Springman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Grant Springman is a general internist. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Springman's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has a closed panel.

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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.