Technology in Hospital Medicine

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF MYCHART BEDSIDE ON THE PATIENT ENCOUNTER

Background: It remains unclear how implementing new technology in the inpatient setting affects patients and providers. MyChart Bedside, a tool that allows patients open access to their health record, was implemented across several inpatient units [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF MYCHART BEDSIDE ON THE PATIENT ENCOUNTER

ENGAGING PATIENTS IN DISCHARGE PREPARATION AND PATIENT-PROVIDER COMMUNICATION DURING TRANSITIONS: AN INTERACTIVE PATIENT-CENTERED DISCHARGE TOOLKIT

Background: The discharge process is often not initiated until late during hospitalization and typically perceived by patients as disorganized. Poor discharge planning is not only a source of dissatisfaction, but may adversely impact safety during [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:37+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ENGAGING PATIENTS IN DISCHARGE PREPARATION AND PATIENT-PROVIDER COMMUNICATION DURING TRANSITIONS: AN INTERACTIVE PATIENT-CENTERED DISCHARGE TOOLKIT

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE CREDENTIALING POLICY AND PROCEDURE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND

Background: Though the use of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has increased over the last decade, hospitalists may still find it difficult to gain formal hospital credentialing for POCUS.  National organizations have not yet published [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:32+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE CREDENTIALING POLICY AND PROCEDURE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND

EXCEL AT TRIAGING: USING MICROSOFT’S WEB QUERY FUNCTIONALITY TO STREAMLINE THE TRIAGING PROCESS

Background: Triaging patients from the emergency room, an outside hospital or a service-line within your institution can be a challenging endeavor regardless of the size of your group. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on EXCEL AT TRIAGING: USING MICROSOFT’S WEB QUERY FUNCTIONALITY TO STREAMLINE THE TRIAGING PROCESS

IS THERE AN APP FOR THAT? DEPLOYMENT & EVALUATION OF AN APPLICATION PRESCRIBING PLATFORM IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Patients, physicians and health technology developers are increasingly interested in mobile health applications. However, there are few examples of partnerships between hospitalists and the private companies to test novel health technologies in the inpatient [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:41+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on IS THERE AN APP FOR THAT? DEPLOYMENT & EVALUATION OF AN APPLICATION PRESCRIBING PLATFORM IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

MAKING A BIG IMPACT IN HIV TESTING WITH A SMALL EHR MODIFICATION

Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates over 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Of those, approximately 14% are unaware of their HIV-positive status. In 2014, most hospitals [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:29+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on MAKING A BIG IMPACT IN HIV TESTING WITH A SMALL EHR MODIFICATION

PADUA TO IMPROVE: MATCHING VTE RISK STRATIFICAITON TOOL TO THE EHR

Background: Risk stratifying patients for potential development of hospital-related venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important aspect of inpatient safety and is recommended by current guidelines.  Many risk stratification tools are cumbersome and require significant time [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:38+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PADUA TO IMPROVE: MATCHING VTE RISK STRATIFICAITON TOOL TO THE EHR

UTILIZATION OF VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO ADDRESS STAFFING NEEDS AT CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS

Background: Current staffing models cannot deliver the benefits of hospital medicine to the 1300 critical access hospitals (CAHs) located throughout the rural United States.   Staffing each CAH with local hospitalists would require at least 5500 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:34+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on UTILIZATION OF VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO ADDRESS STAFFING NEEDS AT CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS

UTILIZING PRECISE LOCATOR TECHNOLOGY TO MEASURE PHYSICIAN-NURSE ROUNDING HABITS

Background: The quality of communication between physicians and nurses plays an important role in patient safety and provider job satisfaction. Efforts to improve the effectiveness of MD-RN communication have traditionally disseminated new programs such as [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:25+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on UTILIZING PRECISE LOCATOR TECHNOLOGY TO MEASURE PHYSICIAN-NURSE ROUNDING HABITS