Pediatrics

DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

Background: The care of surgical patients is becoming more complex as patients with increasing comorbidities require surgical procedures. In adult hospital medicine, co-management of complex medical patients by hospital medicine and surgery has been shown [...]

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IMPROVING INFANT SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES IN THE INPATIENT SETTING USING QI METHODOLOGY

Background: Baystate Children’s Hospital serves a population that is vulnerable to unsafe sleep practices. By July 2017, there were 6 cases of accidental infant deaths in Hampden County MA, attributed to unsafe sleeping practices, primarily [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Pediatrics|Comments Off on IMPROVING INFANT SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES IN THE INPATIENT SETTING USING QI METHODOLOGY

Pediatric Clinical Documentation Queries with Definitions: An Innovative Way to Promote Provider Engagement

Background: Clinical Documentation Improvement programs have been present in adult hospitals for many years. These programs strive to promote clinicians working together with nurse specialists to appropriately depict the care delivered and increase coding accuracy. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Pediatrics|Comments Off on Pediatric Clinical Documentation Queries with Definitions: An Innovative Way to Promote Provider Engagement

RAPIDLY BUILDING A PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER TEAM IN COLLABORATION WITH EXISTING PICU AND ED PRACTITIONERS

Background: The Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) service at Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has historically consisted of patient care teams with an attending pediatric hospitalist, pediatric residents, rotating family medicine residents and medical [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Pediatrics|Comments Off on RAPIDLY BUILDING A PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER TEAM IN COLLABORATION WITH EXISTING PICU AND ED PRACTITIONERS