The Physicians That Care For You While You’re In the Hospital

During the time that you’re staying at CentraCare – Rice Memorial Hospital, you may receive care from a hospitalist. A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of patients in the hospital. They have completed medical school and a residency — usually in internal medicine. While you are still under the care of your primary physician, think of a hospitalist as your primary contact while you are in the hospital.