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hospitalist

hospitalist

noun hos·pi·tal·ist \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pi-tə-list\

Definition of HOSPITALIST

:  a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients of other physicians in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by other physicians

First Known Use of HOSPITALIST

1996

hospitalist

noun hos·pi·tal·ist \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pit-əl-əst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOSPITALIST

:  a physician who specializes in seeing and treating other physicians' hospitalized patients in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by the patients' regular physicians

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