Veteran hospitalists and those who stick with one group are beating the averages
It's one of the toughest initiatives that hospitalists tackle: how to launch unit-based care. The hospitalists at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., have had great success implementing the model hospital-wide, but only after overcoming a host of problems and converting a lot of skeptics. In this series, David J. Yu, MD, MBA, Presbyterian's medical director of adult inpatient medicine services, details the steps the hospital took to start and maintain unit-based care.
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