We found 4 hospitalists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Duluth, MN.

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Dr. Josefino Calibo Diaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
400 E 3rd Street
Duluth, MN
 

Dr. Josefino Diaz practices adult hospital medicine in Duluth, MN. He is affiliated with Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building, Essentia Health-Duluth (Miller-Dwan Building), and Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Diaz accepts. Dr. Diaz graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Weiss Memorial Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Dr. Okechukwu Nneji Iwu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
400 E 3rd Street
Duluth, MN
 

Dr. Okechukwu Iwu's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Iwu honors. Dr. Iwu graduated from the University of Lagos College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is conversant in Nigerian. His professional affiliations include Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building and Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building.

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Dr. Mark Herbert Monson, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
400 E 3rd Street
Duluth, MN
 

Dr. Mark Monson is a hospitalist in Duluth, MN and Virginia, MN. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Monson attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building, Essentia Health-Duluth (Miller-Dwan Building), and Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth).

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
400 E 3rd Street
Duluth, MN
 

Dr. Jean Van Pelt works as a hospitalist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building, Essentia Health-Duluth (Miller-Dwan Building), and Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, Dr. Van Pelt completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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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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