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A look at hospitalist prescribing patterns

June 2009

EVERYONE KNOWS THAT HOSPITALISTS WRITE A LOT OF PRESCRIPTIONS because they see so many patients who are so seriously ill. But until now, there has been relatively little in the way of data on what types of drugs hospitalists prescribe. Earlier this year, Today’s Hospitalist surveyed readers about what they prescribe as part of a bigger look at their overall productivity. Here’s what we learned about hospitalist prescribing patterns.

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