Hospitalists – The Evolving Model of Hospital Care
In the 20th century a patient’s hospital care was overseen daily by a dedicated family doctor who heralded the arrival at birth and pronounced passing at death. Today this traditional model of hospital care is fading. This paper will focus on this change as it raises new issues that are almost certain to be litigated in future medical negligence cases.
Author: Linda Wong, Brenda Osmond & Natalia Ivolgina