We found 6 hospitalists who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Huntington, NY.

Dr. Michael S Soliman, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
221 Jericho Turkpike
Syosset, NY
 

Dr. Michael Soliman is a physician who specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Soliman (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Holyoke Medical Center. Dr. Soliman's education and training includes medical school at Saba University School of Medicine and residency at Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Soliman is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Vinu Kurian, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Vinu Kurian is a Huntington, NY physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Kurian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Kurian attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kurian's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Theodore E Patsis, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Theodore Patsis sees patients in Huntington, NY. His medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Patsis (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek. Dr. Patsis attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Patsis has an open panel.

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Dr. Layne Taylor Weinman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Layne Weinman practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Weinman accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. She attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Johanna Pacheco is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She works in Huntington, NY. She is conversant in Spanish. She studied medicine at American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Dr. Pacheco accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Pacheco is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Danielle Nicole Conahan, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Danielle Conahan is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Conahan honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is accepting 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.