Hospitalists in Fremont
Inpatient Experts - Hospitalists Contribute to Quality 24/7
Washington Hospital has some of the most talented and qualified physicians
in the Bay Area. In the last five years, a new type of physician has joined
the team. Called hospitalists, they are highly qualified in their area
of expertise and specialize in treating patients in the hospital. Hospitalists
function as valuable partners with community physicians and are on-site
and accessible to patients and families everyday around the clock.
Hospitalists maintain on-going communication with referring physicians
to ensure the best possible and most appropriate care and to smooth the
transition when patients are discharged back to their primary physician's
care. In critical care units, some studies have shown that the presence
of Intensivists helps to reduce the frequency of complications among seriously
ill patients and can even lower death rates.
In a collaborative relationship with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital,
specially trained pediatricians provide care for children at Washington Hospital.
Intensivists assist with care of the most critically ill patients. They
have oversight of patients admitted to and discharged from the intensive
care and critical care units.
Medicine hospitalists are internal medicine physicians who work with community
primary care physicians, specialists and surgeons, on request.
Obstetric Hospitalists are available in-house 24/7 to provide assistance
to community physicians and their patients.
Orthopedic and General Surgical Hospitalists
These hospitalists are dedicated to evaluating patients in the emergency
department, consulting on inpatients, and caring for patients before and