What Are the Benefits of Working With a Hospitalist?
- Access. A hospitalist is present at Suburban 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assess any significant changes in your condition.
- Communication. We are available to communicate with your primary care physician and specialists to make sure that your treatment is coordinated. We are also available to communicate with your health care partner to make sure they are informed of your medical condition. Your primary care physician or specialists can also contact your hospitalist to follow your progress here at Suburban.
- Coordination. We coordinate with the other members of your health care team at Suburban, including medical specialists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, respiratory therapists and speech therapists, among others.