Communication

“TALKING HOSPITALIST:” A LEARNER-CENTERED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Background: Multiple recent studies have demonstrated a link between effective clinician communication and patient experience of care in the hospital. Additionally, at a time of unprecedented rates of clinician burnout, communication challenges can negatively impact [...]

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A UNIT BASED LEADERSHIP TEAM INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE PROVIDER COMMUNICATION WITH HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS ABOUT NEW MEDICATION

Background: Many hospitalized patients have difficulty understanding what their care team tells them about medications and how to comply with medications. Communication failures about medications can have devastating consequences for hospitalized patients. Patients who report [...]

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HOSPITALIST PERCEPTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC HANDOFF TOOL

Background: Hospitalists increasingly rely upon electronic handoff tools to communicate important patient care information. Our institution transitioned from a paper/verbal handoff process to a completely electronic system in April 2017 for day-to-night patient care handoff. [...]

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INTERACTIVE TOOLS FOR PATIENT’S COMPREHENSION: PATIENT EXPERIENCES REVIEWING DAILY BASIS RECORDS

Background: Electronic health applications that aim to share personalized medical information with patients are not frequently found in hospital settings. These inpatient applications can empower patients and caregivers to review and monitor their most updated [...]

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Unexpected Roadblocks with the Implementation of a Code Status Educational Video Tool for Hospitalized Patients

Background: Many patients and their surrogates have a poor understanding of the process of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), its limitations, and its complications. Lack of knowledge about CPR may lead patients to choose a code status [...]

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USING AN INTENSIVE FEEDBACK CURRICULUM TO IMPACT MEDICAL RESIDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAMWORK BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES

Background: Medical errors in hospitals are a significant threat to patient safety and often result from poor communication or poorly-activated interprofessional teams. Despite a recent focus on interprofessional education (IPE) in pre-clinical years and simulation [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:39+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on USING AN INTENSIVE FEEDBACK CURRICULUM TO IMPACT MEDICAL RESIDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAMWORK BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES

VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS: AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD – BASED DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION TOOL

Background: Multidisciplinary rounds (MDRs) or discharge huddles in the hospital were developed to enhance safety and streamline discharge by improving communication between members of the patient care team. Despite efforts to coordinate care around a [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:06:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS: AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD – BASED DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION TOOL