Hospitalists: Get used to it, part 2

More controversy about hospitalists. Some patients aren’t happy:

“If I’m in the hospital, I want my doctor to come and visit me. You better believe it,” said Hill, 78, who is retired. “That’s part of his job.”

Well Mr. Hill, welcome to the world of decreasing reimbursement, pressuring office physicians to see more patients in the clinic. If you’re not happy about this arrangement, I suggest getting involved and writing to your local government official.

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