Technology in Hospital Medicine

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#JHMCHAT: A TWITTER-BASED JOURNAL CLUB TO IMPROVE RESEARCH DISSEMINATION AND ENGAGEMENT AMONG HOSPITALISTS

Background: Physicians are increasingly using the social media outlet, Twitter, as a medium to connect and engage. Specifically, Twitter-based journal clubs have created a space for clinicians, educators and researchers to disseminate and discuss recent [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on #JHMCHAT: A TWITTER-BASED JOURNAL CLUB TO IMPROVE RESEARCH DISSEMINATION AND ENGAGEMENT AMONG HOSPITALISTS

ACCURACY OF LUNG ULTRASOUND VERSUS CHEST X-RAY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PULMONARY EDEMA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Lung ultrasound (LUS) is emerging as a useful diagnostic tool for several lung pathologies. Some studies have found its accuracy in diagnosing pulmonary edema surpasses that of chest x-ray (CXR) but the available evidence [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ACCURACY OF LUNG ULTRASOUND VERSUS CHEST X-RAY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PULMONARY EDEMA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

CARDIAC RISK SCORING USING THE DERIVED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM AND CARDIAC ELECTRICAL BIOMARKER

Background: HEART and TIMI risk scores that include 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) changes and troponin I (cTnI) have been used to stratify patients presenting with chest pain that may indicate the presence of an acute coronary [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on CARDIAC RISK SCORING USING THE DERIVED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM AND CARDIAC ELECTRICAL BIOMARKER

Effect of Default Order Set Settings on Telemetry Ordering: Helping Residents Choose More Wisely

Background: Over the past fifty years, remote cardiac monitoring (“telemetry”) has become routine for many patients admitted to the hospital. Telemetry has many clinical benefits and is recommended by the American Heart Association for a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Effect of Default Order Set Settings on Telemetry Ordering: Helping Residents Choose More Wisely

Effect of Resident Work Load on Electronic Health Record Documentation

Background: Patient record form one of the most important part of clinical care as the primary source for patient information for primary team, consultants, nurses and other paramedic staff and help in providing a higher [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Effect of Resident Work Load on Electronic Health Record Documentation

ENGAGEMENT WITH A NOVEL PATIENT-FACING MOBILE HEALTH APPLICATION AMONG PATIENTS WITH ACUTE VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

Background: Mobile health applications have the potential to support patients via improved engagement and self-management. While the use of this technology has been developed for patients with chronic diseases, there is limited evidence to guide [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ENGAGEMENT WITH A NOVEL PATIENT-FACING MOBILE HEALTH APPLICATION AMONG PATIENTS WITH ACUTE VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

HOSPITAL EMR DEPLOYMENT AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH PHYSICIAN AND NURSE COMMUNCATION

Background: Deployment of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) consumes significant enterprise-wide resources. Hospitals may be reluctant to introduce further changes during the same year, including patient experience improvement initiatives. Deployment efforts may stretch clinical leaders who [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:26+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on HOSPITAL EMR DEPLOYMENT AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH PHYSICIAN AND NURSE COMMUNCATION

LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly recognized as an important adjunctive diagnostic tool in hospital medicine (HM). The incorporation of POCUS into clinical decision-making has been shown to increase the speed and accuracy of initial [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

Background: Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an integral part of the physical examination and a valuable diagnostic tool. POCUS is unique among medical technologies in that it requires physical co-location of the provider [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

Predicting bacteremia in hospitalized patients: an analysis of Electronic Health Record data

Background: Blood cultures are frequently ordered in hospitalized patients, often to work up undifferentiated fever or leukocytosis. This leads to low rates of positive cultures and high burden of false positive results resulting in avoidable [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Predicting bacteremia in hospitalized patients: an analysis of Electronic Health Record data

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AMONG PARENTS OF HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

Background: Technology within the inpatient setting is an opportunity to improve communication between patients, families, and their care team. Prior studies identified barriers to patient use of existing healthcare portals and patient preferences for functionality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:01+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AMONG PARENTS OF HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

USING LUNG ULTRASOUND OBTAINED BY AN INTERNIST TO ASSESS LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Lung ultrasound (LUS) is emerging as a useful diagnostic tool for several lung pathologies including pulmonary edema. The number of sonographic B-lines on LUS has been used as a test to detect pulmonary congestion [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:11+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on USING LUNG ULTRASOUND OBTAINED BY AN INTERNIST TO ASSESS LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Utilizing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) to perform a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement Initiative

Background: Despite strong performance on Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Core Measures, our institutional approach to VTE prophylaxis placed significant burden on providers through frequent automated alerts. Within our Electronic Medical Record (EMR), provider alerts triggered when [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Utilizing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) to perform a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement Initiative