Hospitalists and Clinical Care Settings
Memorial Hospital of Carbon County explains roles of hospitalist
August 21, 2019
Following the announcement of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County’s (MHCC) intent to establish a clinic in the Valley, the county hospital issued a press release about hospitalists and clinical care settings. In the release, Dr. Stephanie Chiu, a hospitalist and outpatient clinic physician at MHCC, explained her role at the hospital.
“A hospitalist is a physician who evaluates and treats patients in the hospital setting. For instance, if you are diagnosed with pneumonia in the emergency department/emergency room and require hospitalization, I would be one of the physicians that would tak...