a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients; a specialist in inpatient medicine.
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How to use hospitalist in a sentence
The hospitalist – a physician who oversees cases at hospitals – talked to me about what we would want for him if things didn’t improve.
As a hospitalist, Damania thought a lot about why patients ended up in the emergency room.The Health-Care System Is So Broken, It’s Time for Doctors to Strike | Daniela Drake | April 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for hospitalist
US a doctor who works in a hospital
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