Conclusions: Despite fears of increased liability from the hospitalist model of care, the researchers found that hospitalists in internal medicine are subject to medical malpractice claims less frequently when compared to other internal medicine physicians and specialties.
Citation for the Full-text ArticleSchaffer AC, Puopolo AL, Raman S, Kachalia A. Liability impact of the hospitalist model of care. J Hosp Med. 2014 Dec; 9(12):750–5. doi:10.1002/jhm.2244. Epub 2014 Oct 21.