Transitions of Care

Abstract Number: 429

DEDICATED TRIAGE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IMPROVES EMERGENCY-INPATIENT ADMISSION THROUGHPUT

Background: The most acute patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) requirean admission to the inpatient setting. A timely triage and admission process can improve the outcomes of these critically ill patients. Forty-six percent of [...]

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Abstract Number: 428

IMPROVING SIGN OUT AMONG HOSPITALISTS FOR IN-PATIENT CARE (I-SHINE)

Background: End of shift sign out is a major part of inpatient care and occurs multiple times for each patient on a Hospital Medicine service. Sign out guidelines recommend specific elements of the written sign [...]

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Abstract Number: 426

OPTIMIZING DISCHARGE SUMMARIES: A MULTI-SPECIALTY, MULTI-CENTER SURVEY OF OUTPATIENT PROVIDERS

Background: Hospital discharge is a complex and dangerous process. The emergence and rapid growth of the Hospitalist specialty with the simultaneous decline of traditional practice models complicates discharges. In light of the discontinuity, it is [...]

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Abstract Number: 421

IMPROVING INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE SKILLS THROUGH FACULTY ON-BOARDING

Background: Interhospital transfer is a poorly understood transition of care that is associated with increased length of stay and mortality. The processes and communication between transferring and accepting facilities and providers are not standardized.Purpose: Hospitalist [...]

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Abstract Number: 418

FROM HOSPITAL TO HOME: CREATING CARE TRANSITIONS STANDARDS FROM CONSENSUS USING NOMINAL GROUP TECHNIQUE

Background: The ACGME identifies care transitions as both a core competency and focus area for the Clinical Learning Environment Review, but there is a scarcity of literature on standardized curricula designed to teach residents how [...]

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Abstract Number: 417

UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING THE INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE PROCESS

Background: Interhospital transfer is a necessary part of patient care in an increasingly complex healthcare environment. However, it is an ill-defined process that has been associated with increased mortality, cost, and length of stay, even [...]

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Abstract Number: 416

IMPROVING SUBSPECIALTY COMMUNICATION AND FOLLOW-UP CARE FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Communication between a patient’s primary medical team and subspecialty consultants at the time of hospital discharge is important for ensuring an optimal transition to outpatient care. Of the 5200 patients admitted every year to [...]

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Abstract Number: 414

A HOSPITALIST-RUN PROCEDURE SERVICE AS A TOOL FOR TRANSISTIONS OF CARE

Background: Procedures are often an integral component of a patient’s care plan. Delays in procedures may lead to increased length of stay and decreased quality of care. For instance, prompt paracenteses in hospitalized patients with [...]

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Abstract Number: 410

RIDING ON THE TIGER: A HOSPITAL AND COMMUNITY CO-MANAGEMENT MODEL TO PREVENT RE-ADMISSIONS

Background: Following discharge from hospital, Community Care Teams (CCT) continue the care of patients with chronic medical problems. Handover is by means of discharge summary with no further communication between Inpatient Teams (IPT) and CCT. [...]

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Abstract Number: 398

THE MORE THE MERRIER: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY CARE MODEL

Background: Admitted Hematologic and Oncologic patients are often complex and have a unique set of challenges. Balancing outpatient care plans with inpatient medical and psychosocial issues can lead to long lengths of stay, patient dissatisfaction, [...]

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Abstract Number: 25

ALWAYS THERE WHEN YOU CALL: HOSPITAL MEDICINE WITHIN THE ER IMPROVES DISCHARGE RATES

Background: Hospital capacity constraints remain an immense concern throughout the US and has been recognized as a national crisis for greater than a decade. ER overcrowding is of particular concern due to its downstream effects. [...]

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Abstract Number: 24

IS YOUR PATIENT IN SHAPE FOR DISCHARGE?

Background: A fifth of older adults discharged from the hospital require readmission within 30 days. Readmissions impose an enormous burden on both patients and the healthcare system. Previous investigations have found that less than half [...]

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