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Table 5 Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratios (HSMR) for various physician provider groups

From: Does implementation of a hospitalist program in a Canadian community hospital improve measures of quality of care and utilization? an observational comparative analysis of hospitalists vs. traditional care providers

Provider group HSMR (95% confidence interval)
Traditional-FP 108.52 (94.94 – 123.49)
FP-Hospitalist 105.18 (99.48 – 111.12)
GIM-Hospitalist 61.22 (48.97 – 75.61)
Other IM 99.34 (92.01 – 107.12)
  1. Legend: FP = family physician, GIM = general internal medicine, IM = internal medicine.