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Taxonomy Code 208M00000X

Level II Classification

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Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Their activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to Hospital Medicine. The term 'hospitalist' refers to physicians whose practice emphasizes providing care for hospitalized patients.

American Society of Hospital Medicine, 2007. [7/1/2009: definition aded]

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