The evolution and future of hospital medicine.

  title={The evolution and future of hospital medicine.},
  author={Kevin J. O'Leary and Mark V. Williams},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  volume={75 5},
Hospitalists practice hospital medicine, which represents the fastest growing medical speciality in the history of American medicine. Initially fueled by research demonstrating reductions in lengths of stay and hospital costs, the hospitalist movement has continued to gather momentum as a response to residency work hour revisions, patient flow challenges in hospitals, and a growing national focus on patient safety. Hospitalists have expanded the clinical services they provide to include… CONTINUE READING