hospitalist was our Word of the Day on 04/01/2014. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Recent Examples of hospitalist from the Web
Many are becoming hospitalists, according to a UCF College of Medicine news release.
The company has a major presence in the Gulf states and the southeastern U.S., with around 5,200 doctors contracted to hospital emergency rooms and hospitalists, according to a 2016 news release.
One night last fall, Victoria Rodriguez, a pediatric hospitalist at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, was paged from the emergency room for a consultation on a case.
Ms. Jang, 29, is a hospitalist at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s in Manhattan.
Henry Feldman, chief information architect and hospitalist at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, says most doctors already have enough information at their fingertips.
The 20 study participants have lived in the U.S. an average of 15 years, said Dr. Lilia Cervantes, a hospitalist at Denver Health, an associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and author of the study.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hospitalist.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Did You Know?
Hospitalist refers to what is rapidly becoming a new specialty in medicine, perhaps due in part to the rise of organized health care. These days, the care that you receive during a hospital stay may be coordinated and monitored by a doctor who is not your regular doctor or the referring physician. The word hospitalist itself first appeared in print in 1996 and derives, of course, from "hospital," which in turn can be traced back to the Medieval Latin hospitale, meaning "hospice" or "guest house."
First Known Use of hospitalist
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up hospitalist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).