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U.S. hospitalist employment increases, report finds
Data from the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2014 State of Hospital Medicine Report showed 65.5% of responding hospital medicine groups employed physician assistants and nurse practitioners, an increase from 53.9% in 2012. Researchers also noted an increase in hiring family medicine physicians, with almost 60% of hospital medicine groups with adult patients reporting they have at least one family physician, a 14.7% increase from 2012. BeckersHospitalReview.com
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