Reliance on High-tech and High-turnover Leading to Lawsuits in ‘Hospitalist’-heavy San Antonio

Michael Barajas
San Antonio Current | December 8, 2011
Olga De La Zerda went into Metropolitan Methodist Hospital on February 16 to determine if a bit of congestion was a sign of a more serious infection. It should have been a simple day of observation in the hospital, her family alleges, but care for the 87-year-old was transferred over to a “hospitalist” doctor tasked with managing many more patients.

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