Consultative Medicine

COMANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL PATIENTS BY HOSPITALISTS IN A PUBLIC TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN BRAZIL

Background: Previous studies have shown reduced costs and length of hospital with surgical comanagement performed by hospitalists. In Latin America, however, this practice of comanagement is still not standard among surgeons. The Hospital Nossa Senhora [...]

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IMPACT OF AN INNOVATIVE PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATION LIAISON MODEL ON PROVIDER SATISFACTION WHEN CARING FOR BEHAVIORALLY COMPLEX PATIENTS

Background: Hospitalists nationwide are faced with complex patient and family behaviors that interfere with medical care. In the acute inpatient setting, few resources are available for physicians to address maladaptive behaviors and many physicians report [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:57:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Consultative Medicine, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF AN INNOVATIVE PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATION LIAISON MODEL ON PROVIDER SATISFACTION WHEN CARING FOR BEHAVIORALLY COMPLEX PATIENTS

THE SUCCESFUL DEVELOPMENT OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE-TRAUMA SURGERY CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Background: Surgical co-management is an up-and-coming field within Hospital Medicine, with great successes documented in the improvement in quality metrics and patient satisfaction owing to the involvement of hospitalists in peri-operative inpatient care. Currently, orthopedic [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:57:08+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Consultative Medicine, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on THE SUCCESFUL DEVELOPMENT OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE-TRAUMA SURGERY CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM