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Inpatient services

Specialized care when you need it most

When you are admitted to Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center for a single night or for a longer stay, for treatment or for observation, you are here on an “inpatient” basis. This enables us to offer you the treatment needed for a wide range of medical conditions or follow-up care after surgery.

For more information about inpatient services at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, call

704-316-4000

When you are receiving inpatient care at our facility, it will often be administered by specialists known as hospitalists. These hospital-based physicians bring an increased level of experience and training to ensure  you are well cared for in a pleasant environment.

What is a hospitalist?

A hospitalist is an internal medicine doctor who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. Typically, your family doctor will have a hospitalist care for you while you are receiving inpatient treatment. Once treatment is complete, the hospitalist will help you transition back to your family doctor.

If you do not have a primary care physician, the hospitalist can care for you during your stay. Once you are discharged from the hospital, the hospitalist can refer you to a primary care physician for further treatments.

Our hospitalists serve you in a variety of ways, including:

  • Assessing and treating your medical condition throughout your stay
  • Coordinating your hospital care including diagnostic tests such as X-rays, blood tests or other procedures
  • Arranging specialty care including therapy or consults with other specialists
  • Transitioning your medical care back to your primary care physician who will resume responsibility after discharge

For more information about our inpatient services, call 704-316-4000.

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