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Format: 04/23/2014
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Western PA Guide To Good Health: Hospitalist Program Helps Physicians With 'Juggling' Act

Monday, February 14th, 2011

According to Dr. Thomas B. Corkery, trying to handle hospital visits along with an office practice can force some physicians into performing quite a juggling act. That's why Dr. Corkery and the Hospitalist Program at Canonsburg Hospital (CGH) are trying to help with the balance.
Simply put, the hospitalist program is for doctors who either don't go to a particular hospital, or for those who have elected to no longer go to hospitals at all because just trying to run their office is occasionally too much to manage.
Dr. Corkery, Chief Medical Officer at CGH, explained the concept in further detail, pointing out that some of the objectives of the program are to enable patients to receive better and more timely care, and to enable shorter hospitals stays.

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