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AN INNOVATIVE COST ANALYSIS METHOD FOR ROUTINE LABORATORY TESTS

Background: As hospitals are increasingly reimbursed for value-based care, quality improvement projects addressing overutilization of routine “daily labs” have become commonplace. Although there are many published studies of daily labs reduction initiatives, there is little [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on AN INNOVATIVE COST ANALYSIS METHOD FOR ROUTINE LABORATORY TESTS

ASSESS BEFORE RX: ADDRESSING THE HARMFUL OVERTREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERTENSION

Background: Hypertensive crisis is classified as either hypertensive emergency or hypertensive urgency, distinguished by presence or absence of end-organ damage, respectively. Guidelines recommend treating hypertensive emergency with intravenous (IV) antihypertensive medications for immediate blood pressure [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ASSESS BEFORE RX: ADDRESSING THE HARMFUL OVERTREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERTENSION

ATTENDING PHYSICIAN DELIVERED SEVEN-DAY CARE ON A GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE INPATIENT TEACHING SERVICE: RESULTS FROM A NEW MODEL OF CARE IN QATAR

Background: Inadequate access to seven-day inpatient medicine services, particularly at weekends, can lead to poor outcomes. Most evidence in this area is from North America and Europe but there is little or no evidence from [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Uncategorized, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ATTENDING PHYSICIAN DELIVERED SEVEN-DAY CARE ON A GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE INPATIENT TEACHING SERVICE: RESULTS FROM A NEW MODEL OF CARE IN QATAR

CO-CREATION OF SHM ADULT CHOOSING WISELY LIST: ENGAGING OUR PATIENTS AND PUBLIC FROM START TO FINISH

Background: The Choosing Wisely campaign aims to engage clinicians and public in addressing overuse in healthcare. Through adoption in 20 countries and 75 organizations, clinician engagement is largely successful. However, patient and public engagement remains [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:44+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on CO-CREATION OF SHM ADULT CHOOSING WISELY LIST: ENGAGING OUR PATIENTS AND PUBLIC FROM START TO FINISH

LEAN in: Our Secrets to Decreasing Provider Stress, Maximizing Efficiency on a Pediatric Hospitalist Service

Background: Burnout is the syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced personal efficacy that occurs in individuals working in the human services field. Recent data suggests that 50% of physicians are experiencing at least one [...]

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NPPA Hospitalist Clinical Fellowship as a Pipeline to Staffing

Background: There are approximately 7,000 Physician Assistants (PAs) and 10,000 Nurse Practitioners (NPs) working as hospitalists nationally. About 63% of hospitalist groups utilize NPs/PAs. The demand for hospitalists continues to exceed the supply and has [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:13:05+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on NPPA Hospitalist Clinical Fellowship as a Pipeline to Staffing