If you are hospitalized, will a physician oversee your care?
Hospital organizations are increasingly replacing physicians with nurse practitioners and physician assistants who act as “hospitalists.” John Chamberlain, the board chairman of Citizen Health and a former hospital CEO, discusses his wife’s hospital stay, during which her care was supervised by a nurse practitioner.
We also discuss the increasing corporatization of health care and the importance of transparency among health care practitioners and hospital pricing.
Citizen Health aims to redesign healthcare by putting patients and physicians in control. Learn more at https://citizenhealth.io/.