Communication

A STUDY ON INTERNET USE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

Background: Hospitalized patients often crave information about their illness. As many as 70% of outpatients use the internet for this purpose. However, little is known about how often hospitalized patients search for medical information online.Methods: [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on A STUDY ON INTERNET USE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

HOSPITALIST PERSPECTIVE ON DIFFICULT PATIENT ENCOUNTERS AND THE EFFECT ON PHYSICIAN RESILIENCE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Background: Physician burnout impacts job satisfaction and turnover with significant financial and operational costs in addition to the negative impact on patient care. Organizations are increasingly focused on methods to improve physician resilience. Our study [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on HOSPITALIST PERSPECTIVE ON DIFFICULT PATIENT ENCOUNTERS AND THE EFFECT ON PHYSICIAN RESILIENCE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

IMPROVING PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN AN ACADEMIC CENTER BY ROUTINELY INTRODUCING PHYSICIAN TEAM MEMBER BY THEIR RESPECTIVE ROLE

Background: In an academic center, a physician team may be comprised of medical students, interns, residents, fellows and an attending. Patients encounter multiple members from the same physician team and this often leads to confusion [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:12+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on IMPROVING PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN AN ACADEMIC CENTER BY ROUTINELY INTRODUCING PHYSICIAN TEAM MEMBER BY THEIR RESPECTIVE ROLE

PATIENT PERCEPTION OF TIME SPENT BY PHYSICIAN AT BEDSIDE AND PATIENT SATISFACTION

Background: Understanding communication between providers and patients is key to providing patient-centered care. We sought to determine if patient’s perception of time spent by physician at bedside is associated with patient satisfaction with physician communication.Methods: [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on PATIENT PERCEPTION OF TIME SPENT BY PHYSICIAN AT BEDSIDE AND PATIENT SATISFACTION

PATIENTS’ COMPREHENSION OF THEIR OVERALL HEALTH AND HOSPITALIZATION

Background: Studies regarding patient comprehension have mainly focused on discharge instructions and information, and few studies are available on patients’ comprehension of their treatment while hospitalized. The standards for patient-centered communication by The Joint Commission [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ COMPREHENSION OF THEIR OVERALL HEALTH AND HOSPITALIZATION

PERCEIVED BARRIERS TO SEATED PHYSICIAN-PATIENT INTERACTIONS AMONG INTERNAL MEDICINE HOUSESTAFF

Background: Sitting at the bedside improves patients’ perception of their interactions with their physicians. Despite these data, prior work shows that medicine interns sit during only 9% of observed physician-patient interactions. We aimed to assess [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on PERCEIVED BARRIERS TO SEATED PHYSICIAN-PATIENT INTERACTIONS AMONG INTERNAL MEDICINE HOUSESTAFF

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN MEDICINE: DOES MEDICAL TV IMITATE REALITY?

Background: Sexual harassment poses a risk in any workforce, but is particularly relevant within the medical field as medical professionals are expected to exhibit high levels of trust, professionalism, and confidentiality. While sexual harassment in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN MEDICINE: DOES MEDICAL TV IMITATE REALITY?

THE BIG READ: A NOVEL STRATEGY TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS AND IMPROVE ATTITUDE AROUND END OF LIFE CARE

Background: Health care systems around the country are struggling with faculty and staff burnout. It is established that burnout leads to higher employee turnover and poorer patient outcomes. The Big Read is a hospitalist-led institution-wide [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on THE BIG READ: A NOVEL STRATEGY TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS AND IMPROVE ATTITUDE AROUND END OF LIFE CARE

UTILIZING A TRIAGE PHYSICIAN CAN IMPEDE THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND INPATIENT PROVIDERS

Background: Academic medical centers with teaching and non-teaching teams and complex call schedules frequently utilize triage providers to allocate admissions to each inpatient service. In this process, the ED provider hands off the patient to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on UTILIZING A TRIAGE PHYSICIAN CAN IMPEDE THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND INPATIENT PROVIDERS