Should you implement a unit-based hospitalist model? Five factors for success

Topics: Hospitalists, Physician Issues, Intensivists

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Megan Mulligan, Clinical Advisory Board

The unit-based hospitalist model is creating buzz in the hospitalist community, but is there any evidence that it works? With good reason, the model has its proponents and critics alike. In this analysis, I will explore the pros and cons of the model, share examples of organizations that have had success with the model, and offer advice on how to implement the concept most effectively.

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