During your stay, you will have a team of health care professionals who are committed to providing you with the highest quality care. Your team may include providers, nurses, discharge planners, as well as lab, radiology technologists, technicians, therapists, patient transporters, social workers and dietitians.
Many of these health care professionals wear color-coded uniforms to help you easily identify their role. Those you will see most often include:
The providers who care for you during your stay can be hospitalists and/or consultants. Hospitalists are internal medicine or family medicine providers who provide care in the hospital setting. Consultants are specialty providers, such as cardiologists, surgeons and neurologists, who are consulted to provide your care.
Your nurse and caregivers will write the names of your care team on the white board in your room along with areas of focus that are important to your care.
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