Spectrum Health Pennock Hospitalists offer continuity of care from hospital, back to your primary care physician. A Spectrum Health Pennock Hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of patients who have been admitted to the Hospital. Hospitalists assume the care of hospitalized patients on behalf of the patient’s primary care physician. They devote all of their professional time to the care of the hospitalized patients and they do not see patients outside the Hospital.
When you are admitted at Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital you will receive delivery of care that is considered national best practice for standard of care, but not necessarily typical for a hospital our size. As of fall of 2011, Spectrum Health Pennock instituted a hospitalist program and now employs physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners whose sole focus is to care for patients who are hospitalized. They assume the care on behalf of the patients’ primary care physicians and devote all of their professional time to the hospitalized patients. If you are not seen by a hospitalist it is because your personal physician is there to care for you. All of our physicians are focused on continuity of care, to get you back
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