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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
600 Memorial Avenue
Cumberland, MD

Dr. Noshin Qaisrani practices adult hospital medicine. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Qaisrani studied medicine at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. In addition to English, Dr. Qaisrani (or staff) speaks Urdu. She is affiliated with Western Maryland Health System, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

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Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine
912 Seton Drive
Cumberland, MD

Dr. Idalina Garcia-Hruby's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). After attending Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at Akron General Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Northeastern Ohio Universities. Dr. Garcia-Hruby honors Medicare insurance. She is professionally affiliated with Western Maryland Health System.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adult Nephrology
49 North Liberty Street; Apartment 1
Cumberland, MD

Dr. Betsy Eapen is a specialist in adult hospital medicine and adult nephrology. Her professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Eapen accepts. She has an open panel. Her education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Hospital Queens. Dr. Eapen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Malay, and Malayalam.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1313 National Highway
Lavale, MD

Dr. Manpreet Arshi practices general internal medicine. Dr. Arshi is professionally affiliated with Western Maryland Health System. She is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Dr. Arshi attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College and Ranchi University.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
900 Seton Drive
Cumberland, MD

Dr. Sudheer Sanikommu's specialty is adult hospital medicine. After attending Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Bangalore University for medical school, Dr. Sanikommu completed his residency training at Howard University Hospital. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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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.