Authors: MaineGeneral Hospitalist Team, Dr. John Smith MGMC Hospitalist Director
Revised 11/19/2015, 1/27/2016
Summary: Direct admissions to the MaineGeneral hospitalist team are accepted regularly and need to be handled in a safe, efficient way. We have some guidelines that should provide guidance both to our team and to our referring physicians as to what is an appropriate direct admission.
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