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Lurie Childrens at Cadence Health: Pediatric Hospitalists/Inpatient Physicians
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Pediatric Hospitalists/Inpatient Physicians

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What are Pediatric Hospitalists?

Pediatric hospitalists are board-certified pediatricians with special training in hospital-based medicine. These pediatric specialists provide and coordinate clinical care and manage the essential bridge between a hospitalized child and his or her primary pediatrician or specialty care physician(s).

Round the Clock In-Hospital Care

Lurie Children's pediatric hospitalists are on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Their focus includes:

  • Providing comprehensive clinical care of acutely ill pediatric patients
  • Assisting in pediatric procedures and closely monitoring progress, watching for complications and concerns
  • Communicating with patients and their families
  • Communicating with the patient's primary doctor and specialty health care team
  • Coordinating services, including admitting, diagnostic testing/results, and discharge 
  • Providing evaluation and care before and after procedures and surgery
  • Providing conscious sedation for medical imaging studies

The team includes:

* Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Cadence Health is a collaborative program between Cadence Health and Lurie Children’s. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents of nor employed by Cadence Health or any of its affiliates.