We found 4 hospitalists who accept CIGNA Behavioral Health near Winfield, IL.

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

Dr. Kimberly Battle-Miller's medical specialty is pediatric hospice and palliative medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her areas of expertise include the following: palliative care and hospital care. Dr. Battle-Miller is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, she completed her residency training at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care, Palliative Care

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

Dr. Shital Ughreja is an adult hospital medicine specialist in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. In addition to English, Dr. Ughreja speaks Gujarati. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, she performed her residency at Northshore University Health System. Dr. Ughreja accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She has received the following distinction: Intern of the Year - Northshore University Health System. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

Dr. Vincent Johnson's areas of specialization are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adolescent medicine. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson accepts. He has a closed panel. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Beaumont Hospitals.

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

Dr. Raj Ughreja is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ughreja's education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Northshore University Health System. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Ughreja 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.
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