We found 5 hospitalists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Kyle, TX.

Dr. David Michael Clampitt, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
5103 Kyle Center Drive; Suite 104
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. David Clampitt is a family practitioner and hospitalist. Dr. Clampitt is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He is affiliated with Centura Health and Seton Healthcare Family. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Prameela Yoganandan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
6001 Kyle Parkway
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Prameela Yoganandan is a physician who specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Yoganandan is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) - Adult Inpatient Medical Services (AIMS) and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Antonia Marie Davidson, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
4100 Everett Street; Suite 400
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Antonia Davidson's area of specialization is adult hospital medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Davidson completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Davidson include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Davidson is affiliated with Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) - Adult Inpatient Medical Services (AIMS) and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
6001 Kyle Parkway
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Sankararao Tamtam is a specialist in adult hospital medicine. He works in Seguin, TX and Kyle, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tamtam accepts. He graduated from Rangaraya Medical College. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) - Adult Inpatient Medical Services (AIMS) and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Patrick Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
5103 Kyle Center Drive; Suite 104
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Patrick Garcia is a specialist in adult hospital medicine. He works in Kyle, TX, Austin, TX, and Smithville, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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.