Value in Hospital Medicine

HM2017 Abstract Number: 312

AN ITIM OF NECESSITY FOR TEAMWORK – THE INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAMWORK INNOVATION MODEL (ITIM©)

Background: Interprofessional teamwork in healthcare organizations is crucial to the delivery of quality patient care. Efforts to improve teamwork on hospital medicine units commonly fail due to clinicians and other care team members (case managers [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 316

STANFORD CLINICAL EXCELLENCE RESEARCH CENTER: TRAINING LEADERS IN VALUE-BASED CARE THROUGH MENTORED HEALTH SYSTEMS DESIGN

Background: Rising healthcare costs have driven both the government and the private sector to seek cost-saving innovations in health care delivery. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is leading this charge from a [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 314

STATUS RECOVERY SERVICE (SRS): A NOVEL APPROACH TO HOSPITAL GROUP-PAYER INTERACTIONS

Background: Determination of patient stay status, e.g. inpatient vs. observation, is highly important to payers, physicians, and patients alike. Non-Medicare payers perform near concurrent review of admission notes and orders in order to approve the [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 309

DO PROVIDERS CHOOSE WISELY? PROVIDER KNOWLEDGE AND APPROPRIATE USE OF ACUTE CARE TELEMETRY MONITORING

Background: Telemetry is a useful tool to detect malignant cardiac arrhythmias but may be associated with increased cost and patient inconvenience. In 2004 the American Heart Association (AHA) established recommendations regarding appropriate telemetry use for [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 306

USING PEER COACHING TO REDUCE INAPPROPRIATE OR DUPLICATE LABORATORY TESTING

Background: The Choosing Wisely campaign was launched in 2012 with a goal of “advancing a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments, and procedures.[1] ”  The Society of Hospital Medicine published 5 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 302

EXPENSIVE FREE HOSPITALIZATIONS — A NOVEL APPROACH TO REDUCING OUTPATIENT MEDICATION COST

Background: Up to forty-five percent of Americans do not fill prescriptions secondary to cost. Medication non-adherence leads to morbidity and mortality (~$100-300B annually). The majority of physicians cannot price medications within 25% of cost. Our [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 299

INTRODUCING THE HOSPITAL MEDICINE MODEL TO THE MIDDLE EAST REGION

Background: Hospital medicine is the fastest growing specialty in the United States. An interesting aspect of the rapid expansion of hospital medicine is the current expansion of the field beyond North America. While the health [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 293

A HOSPITALIST-RUN OBSERVATION UNIT: AN EVOLVING MODEL

Background: Observation units were initially intended to function as a short stay unit for lower acuity patients with specific diagnoses, however this traditional model is currently evolving.  Rising health care costs and changing health care [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 287

NOT TO BE DENIED: REDUCING DENIED DAYS THROUGH AUDIT AND FEEDBACK

Background: Reducing denied days, or days of hospitalization that aren’t reimbursed by payers, is critical for hospital financial stability, and to ensure efficient, patient-centered care. In 2015, payers denied payment on ~20% of all hospital [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 286

STUDENT HIGH VALUE CARE COMMITTEE: A MODEL FOR STUDENT-LED IMPLMENTATION

Background: Formal curricula for teaching medical students high value care are lacking, and there is little evidence identifying strategies that can effectively impact students’ knowledge and skills. Research is needed to develop models for student-led [...]

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