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Hospitalist Care

Trust the hospitalists at Caldwell UNC Health Care for high-quality care during your hospital stay.

What’s a Hospitalist?

Hospitalists are doctors who focus on caring for people in the hospital. Most hospitalists train in family medicine, internal medicine, or emergency medicine before specializing in hospital medicine. The hospitalist team at Caldwell UNC also includes doctors with advanced training in lung care, kidney care, and hospice care.

What Do Hospitalists Do?

Your hospitalist is responsible for your care during your hospital stay. He or she will:

  • Monitor your health
  • Help you understand treatment options
  • Prescribe medications
  • Coordinate care with specialists
  • Schedule tests and procedures
  • Arrange follow-up care before you leave the hospital

Will I Have a Hospitalist?

A hospitalist may join your care team if you’re hospitalized because of:

Coordinated Care

Expect coordinated care during and after your hospital stay. Your hospitalist has access to your Caldwell UNC electronic medical record. That means he or she has a complete, up-to-date picture of your health. And you can count on your hospitalist to communicate with your primary care provider so you get safe, effective care.

Paying for Hospitalist Care

Hospitalists charge for their services just as any other doctor does. After your hospital stay, you’ll receive a bill from Caldwell Acute Care Specialists, the physician group that provides hospitalist care at Caldwell UNC Health Care.

Contact Us

Questions about hospitalists? Call the hospitalist administrative coordinator at 828-757-5504.

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