The hospitalist movement in the United States: Agency and common agency issues

Eugene Schneller, Kenneth R. Epstein

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Agency relationships and their effect on patient representation in the hospitalist role are examined in this article. Emphasis is on relationship(s) with patients, primary care physicians, health plans, and hospitals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)308-316
Number of pages9
JournalHealth Care Management Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2006



  • Agency
  • Continuity of care
  • Hospitalist
  • Physicians

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Health Professions(all)

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