Just curious and since I m bored. Over the last decade hospitalist jobs have been popping up a lot for fields like IM and neurology . They work 7 on 7 off 12 hrs day. And get next week off and somehow command 300k+ salaries for doing so. Anyone know how that works? Work less in hours but get paid more? How are hospitals affording this? And I thought hospitals make more money from ORs but anesthesiology work almost 12 hr a day 5 per week every week without weeks off and command about the same salary. How are hospitals affording this hospitalist model and why would they do so?