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Transforming Hospital Care
Is there a geriatrician in the house? Geriatric care approaches in hospitalist programs†
Article first published online: 3 FEB 2006
Copyright © 2006 Society of Hospital Medicine
Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 29–35, January/February 2006
How to Cite
Wald, H., Huddleston, J. and Kramer, A. (2006), Is there a geriatrician in the house? Geriatric care approaches in hospitalist programs. J. Hosp. Med., 1: 29–35. doi: 10.1002/jhm.9
The following physicians provided details of innovations: Eugene Chu, Denver Health and Hospital Association; Param Dedhia, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; John Degaleau, Health Partners; Adrienne Green, University of California at San Francisco; Scott Flanders, University of Michigan; Judy Heyworth, Advocate Health Centers; Melissa Mattison, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Tom Perille, Colorado Permanente Medical Group; Fadi Ramadan, Kalida Health; Chad Whelan, University of Chicago. Jean Kutner provided comments on a draft of the manuscript.
- Issue published online: 3 FEB 2006
- Article first published online: 3 FEB 2006
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 NOV 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 27 OCT 2005
- Manuscript Received: 1 SEP 2005
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