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dc.contributor.authorWalker, Linda J.
dc.contributor.authorNyberg, Sue M.
dc.date.accessioned2007-07-19T19:15:05Z
dc.date.available2007-07-19T19:15:05Z
dc.date.issued2007-04-27
dc.identifier.citationWalker Linda J. & Nyberg Sue . (2007). Attitudes of family physicians regarding the use of hospitalists for in-patient care: a pilot study. In Proceedings : 3rd Annual Symposium : Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects. Wichita, KS : Wichita State University, p.11-12en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/589
dc.descriptionPaper presented to the 3rd Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) held at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Wichita State University, April 27, 2007.en
dc.descriptionResearch completed at the Department of Physician Assistant, College of Health Professionsen
dc.descriptionSurveysen
dc.description.abstractTraditionally, family practice physicians have personally managed the care of their hospitalized patients. The changing healthcare marketplace, however, is stimulating changes in primary care physician practice. One change is the increased utilization of a new physician specialist known as the “hospitalist” to manage hospital in-patient care. The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency of family practitioners use of hospitalists, their level of satisfaction with the care provided by the hospitals and the degree to which increased utilization of hospitalists has affected their professional practice and their personal life. All physicians in Sedgwick County designated as family physicians were included in the study population. A majority of respondents (76%) utilize hospitalists to manage the care of their hospitalized patients. Also, the majority of respondents (77%) agree that utilizing hospitalists to manage in-patient care increases their productivity and 70% reported that hospitalists improve the quality of care provided. Family physicians in Sedgwick County generally agree that utilizing hospitalist physicians improves their own personal productivity and also improves quality of care for their hospitalized patients.en
dc.description.abstractHospitalistsen
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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherWichita State University. Graduate School.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesGRASPen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesv.3en
dc.subjectFamily physiciansen
dc.subjectSedgwick countyen
dc.subject.lcshHospital careen
dc.titleAttitudes of family physicians regarding the use of hospitalists for in-patient care: a pilot studyen
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