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Elizabeth A. Friesen MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Dr. Anthony Ferillo Cook M.D.
Specializes in Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist), Family Medicine
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Thomas W. Frederickson M.D.
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Tracy L. Slocum Farritor MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Anne M. Perlman M.D.
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Beth Anne Rawlings MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Greg A. Gillham MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Sean L. Hansen MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist), Family Medicine
Address: 4600 Valley Road, Lincoln, NE 68510
Suzette R. Clarke MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Deyanira Elizabeth Galvan Chen M.D.
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Sarah Riggs APRN
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Douglas Bauer DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 4600 Valley Road, Lincoln, NE 68510
Krista Elise Goins MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Emalie Petersen RN
Specializes in Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
Michele Sue Steckelberg MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 2300 S 16th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502
Melinda Eltiste APRN
Specializes in Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 555 S 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8000
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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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