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We found 6 hospitalists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Miamisburg, OH.

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Dr. Veronica Ines Camacho, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3535 Southern Boulevard
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Veronica Camacho is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Camacho welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
2115 Leiter Road
Miamisburg, OH
 

Dr. Melissa Butler's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Butler attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Butler takes. Her professional affiliations include Dayton VA Medical Center and Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
2115 Leiter Road
Miamisburg, OH
 

Dr. Adam Fershko specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Dayton, OH and Miamisburg, OH. Dr. Fershko is affiliated with Dayton VA Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
2115 Leiter Road
Miamisburg, OH
 

Dr. Rudy Bohinc is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bohinc honors.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4000 Miamisburg Centerville Road; Suite 450
Miamisburg, OH
 

Dr. Anne Reddington is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist in Miamisburg, OH. She studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Reddington is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4000 Miamisburg Centerville Road; Suite 450
Miamisburg, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Mezu's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.