Technology in Hospital Medicine

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A NOVEL INPATIENT ROUNDING LIST: GIVE IT A WHIRL

Background: Inpatient physicians often spend 30-60 minutes daily creating a “rounding list,” a process that requires reviewing the electronic health record (EHR) and transcribing data to paper. Previous studies have described automated rounding-lists leveraging EHR [...]

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AN ELECTRIFYING EFFECT: TARGETED WORKFLOW REWIRING IMPROVED RATES OF ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING AT DISCHARGE

Background: Electronic prescribing (eRx) at discharge enhances safety and quality of care transitions. It results in improved medication adherence and a decreased chance of readmission. Stage 3 Meaningful Use goals include discharge eRx rates of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:32+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on AN ELECTRIFYING EFFECT: TARGETED WORKFLOW REWIRING IMPROVED RATES OF ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING AT DISCHARGE

Building a “Data Core” to Obtain and Analyze Electronic Health Data for Quality Improvement and Research

Background: Accurate, high-quality data is critical for work in quality improvement, research, and clinical operations. With an electronic health record (EHR), vast amounts of observational data are collected on patients every day. This data can [...]

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DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

Background: Reducing length of stay to improve access, minimize hospital-associated morbidity, and reduce cost is a top priority at many hospitals. Information about barriers and delays impacting discharge (i.e., arranging subacute nursing facility placement, setting [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

DO THESE MINIATURIZE MONITORING ELEMENTS WORK? AN OBSERVATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REVEAL LINQ IMPLANTS IN DETECTING CARDIAC CAUSES OF SYNCOPE IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

Background: Implantable cardiac monitors (ICM) have continued to gain acceptance since its introduction into clinical practice to help physician accurately detect cardiac causes of syncope that may need further intervention. Their cost-effectiveness in the evaluation [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DO THESE MINIATURIZE MONITORING ELEMENTS WORK? AN OBSERVATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REVEAL LINQ IMPLANTS IN DETECTING CARDIAC CAUSES OF SYNCOPE IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

DOCUMENTATION DOUBLE PLAY: USING CONTENT AND DATA TOOLS TO MEASURE PROVIDER EFFICIENCY

Background: Electronic health record (EHR) systems are used by a majority of US hospitals. EHR use has been associated with increased task complexity, clinical data volume and provider documentation demands. Studies of multiple specialties suggest [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DOCUMENTATION DOUBLE PLAY: USING CONTENT AND DATA TOOLS TO MEASURE PROVIDER EFFICIENCY

EPXHEARTFAILURE PROVIDES REMOTE MONITORING OF SYMPTOMS IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS: A TELEMEDICINE TOOL

Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major public health concern that affects over 5 million adults in the US. HF is among the most common reasons for hospital admissions and presents a considerable cost burden [...]

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EXPANDING VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO RURAL INPATIENTS: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES

Background: Dedicated hospitalists are associated with improvements in healthcare quality and patient outcomes, but are not feasible for small-volume critical access hospitals (CAHs). A telemedicine “virtual hospitalist” model may expand the capabilities of a CAH [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:14:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on EXPANDING VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO RURAL INPATIENTS: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES

Provider Notes Analysis – Constructing the Consultancy Curve

Background: Healthcare research has traditionally relied upon data collected from clinical trials and data generated from patient registries and insurance claims to drive analyses. As electronic health records (EHR) and computerized physician order entry have [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Provider Notes Analysis – Constructing the Consultancy Curve