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Navigating Healthcare

Behind the scenes – What’s a Hospitalist?

Written by Trina Dorrah, MD When patients are admitted to the hospital at Baylor Scott & White, there is a good chance their admitting physicians will be hospitalists. What’s a hospitalist? We are a group of doctors and advanced practice professionals who work exclusively in the hospital. When I explain it to patients, I tell …

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10 ways to help the hospital feel more like home

Some patients cope with a lengthy hospital stay by bringing a book or their favorite pajamas. For others, soothing music and comfortable bedding can help it feel more like home. The sterile environment can be draining for patients who have to spend extended time in the hospital. Night after night, they dream of sleeping in …

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