Oral Presentations

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DERIVATION AND VALIDATION OF A COPD READMISSION RISK PREDICTION TOOL

Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of hospital readmissions in America. Over one-third of patients admitted for COPD exacerbations are readmitted within 90 days, with readmissions costing $15 billion. Medicare [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:46:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DERIVATION AND VALIDATION OF A COPD READMISSION RISK PREDICTION TOOL

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ANALYZE THIS: A CLINICAL PATHWAY FOR SOMATIC SYMPTOM AND RELATED DISORDERS

Background: Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders (SSRD) is an umbrella term for a wide variety of disorders commonly encountered in the inpatient pediatric setting, including conversion disorder, amplified pain syndrome, and psychogenic non-epileptiform seizures. These [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:46:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Pediatrics|Comments Off on ANALYZE THIS: A CLINICAL PATHWAY FOR SOMATIC SYMPTOM AND RELATED DISORDERS

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COPD AUTOSUBSTITUTION OF INHALERS TO NEBULIZER THERAPY EFFECT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: COPD is associated with high morbidity and mortality. It is the third-ranked cause of death in the United States, killing more than 120,000 individuals each year. As a consequence of its high prevalence and [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:46:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on COPD AUTOSUBSTITUTION OF INHALERS TO NEBULIZER THERAPY EFFECT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

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ACUITY-BASED NIGHTTIME VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Background: Sleep disruptions for routine care, such as vital sign assessments, are common during hospitalization and are associated with negative health outcomes and patient satisfaction. While higher risk patients may benefit from increased monitoring at [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:47:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ACUITY-BASED NIGHTTIME VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

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PHYSICIANS IMMIGRATION BACKLOG AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN RURAL HEALTHCARE

Background: Physician shortage and healthcare access is a serious issue in rural America with reports estimating a shortage of more than 45,000 physicians by 2025. The rural and the underserved communities are predominantly served by [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:51:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Other, Research|Comments Off on PHYSICIANS IMMIGRATION BACKLOG AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN RURAL HEALTHCARE

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EFFECTS OF COMPREHENSIVE CARE PHYSICIANS ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE, OUTCOMES AND HOSPITALIZATION: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Background: Coordination of inpatient and outpatient care is an important challenge in improving population health but evidence examining the effectiveness of existing care coordination programs is mixed. The Comprehensive Care Physician (CCP) Program at the [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:36:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Outcomes Research, Research, Winner, Research|Comments Off on EFFECTS OF COMPREHENSIVE CARE PHYSICIANS ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE, OUTCOMES AND HOSPITALIZATION: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

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THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Diagnostic errors have been cited as a potential contributor to hospital readmissions, particularly early readmissions (e.g. within 7 days), but little is known about their frequency and characteristics. We performed structured chart review of [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:50:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

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IMPLEMENTING STRUCTURED RADIOLOGY REPORTING TO CREATE CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS

Background: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is typically diagnosed from ultrasound (US) Doppler evaluation and anticoagulation therapy is the standard treatment to prevent life threatening pulmonary embolism (PE). In our hospital, the treating provider is alerted [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:42:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Winner, Innovations|Comments Off on IMPLEMENTING STRUCTURED RADIOLOGY REPORTING TO CREATE CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS

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DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR VTE IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of preventable hospital death. National guidelinesrecommend VTE prophylaxis for all medical patients not at low risk. Several VTE risk prediction models have been developed, but no US [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:50:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR VTE IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

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THE B-TEAM (BUPRENORPHINE): MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH OPIOID USE DISORDER IN THE HOSPITAL

Background: Despite a public health crisis - over 500,000 individuals have died from opioid overdoses since 2000 – and the availability of effective therapies, most patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) are not offered treatment. [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:45+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE B-TEAM (BUPRENORPHINE): MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH OPIOID USE DISORDER IN THE HOSPITAL

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CAN MULTIPLE PROVIDERS RELIABLY TRACK THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA ACROSS HANDOFFS WITH POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND?

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) of the inferior vena cava (IVC) can help to noninvasively predict the effectiveness of treatment for volume-sensitive conditions, such as acute heart failure and shock. Recently POCUS-IVC has also been used [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Other, Research|Comments Off on CAN MULTIPLE PROVIDERS RELIABLY TRACK THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA ACROSS HANDOFFS WITH POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND?

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REACHING ACROSS TOWN TO ENHANCE REGIONAL INPATIENT ACCESS

Background: Like all large academic medical centers (AMCs), we face capacity challenges. On most days, bed occupancy is often greater than 90% and long boarding times in the Emergency Department (ED) leads to poor patient [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on REACHING ACROSS TOWN TO ENHANCE REGIONAL INPATIENT ACCESS

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USING PREDICTIVE MODELING TO IDENTIFY EXCESS VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Clinically stable inpatients may receive potentially unnecessary care, such as overnight vital sign assessment. Nighttime vital signs can disrupt sleep and adversely affect patient satisfaction and contribute to delirium. However, it may be difficult [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:48:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on USING PREDICTIVE MODELING TO IDENTIFY EXCESS VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS