A comparison of outcomes of general medical inpatient care provided by a hospitalist-physician assistant model vs a traditional resident-based model.

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A comparison of outcomes of general medical inpatient care provided by a hospitalist-physician assistant model vs a traditional resident-based model.

J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar;6(3):122-30

Authors: Singh S, Fletcher KE, Schapira MM, Conti M, Tarima S, Biblo LA, Whittle J

Residency reform in the form of work hour restrictions has forced academic medical centers to develop alternate models of care to provide inpatient care. One such model is the use of physician assistants (PAs) with hospitalists. However, these models of care have not been widely evaluated.

PMID: 21387547 [PubMed - in process]

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