Finalist Posters – Research

///Finalist Posters - Research

5 STAR HOSPITALS BASED ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE PROVIDE FEWER CLINICAL SERVICES

Background: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) publicly report patient experience star ratings for hospitals generated from their performance on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider and Systems (HCAHPS) survey. The objective was [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:23:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on 5 STAR HOSPITALS BASED ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE PROVIDE FEWER CLINICAL SERVICES

APPLYING MAGIC TO IMPROVE PICC APPROPRIATENESS IN 42 MICHIGAN HOSPITALS

Background: A substantial proportion of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are placed for inappropriate indications. We performed a multi-hospital intervention to improve the appropriateness of PICC use.Methods: We conducted a collaborative cohort study of hospitals [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:25:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on APPLYING MAGIC TO IMPROVE PICC APPROPRIATENESS IN 42 MICHIGAN HOSPITALS

DOES HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION INCREASE THE RISK OF HOSPITAL DISCHARGE TO SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES? A RETROSPECTIVE CASE CONTROL STUDY FROM A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Background: Hospital Onset Clostridium difficile infection (HOCDI) is one of the most common causes of hospital acquired diarrhea. As per a recent study, the mean healthcare costs attributable to primary Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:25:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on DOES HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION INCREASE THE RISK OF HOSPITAL DISCHARGE TO SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES? A RETROSPECTIVE CASE CONTROL STUDY FROM A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

EVALUATING ADEQUACY OF VTE PROPHYLAXIS FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE PATIENTS

Background: In 2016 70% of venous thromboembolism events at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital occurred in patients with BMI>=25. The American College of Chest Physicians recommend weight base dosing for VTE prophylaxis [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:28:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on EVALUATING ADEQUACY OF VTE PROPHYLAXIS FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE PATIENTS

EVALUATION OF THE ORDER S.M.A.R.T.T. (SLEEP: MAKING APPROPRIATE REDUCTIONS IN TESTING AND TIMING) LABS: AN INITIATIVE TO REDUCE PHLEBOTOMY AND IMPROVE SLEEP FRIENDLY LABS ON RESIDENT AND HOSPITALIST GENERAL MEDICINE SERVICES

Background: Excessive daily routine laboratory testing for hospitalized patients is a contributor to poor hospital sleep, iatrogenic anemia, and excessive costs. Recommendations from the Choosing Wisely™ campaign specifically state to avoid sleep interruptions for routine [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:30:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on EVALUATION OF THE ORDER S.M.A.R.T.T. (SLEEP: MAKING APPROPRIATE REDUCTIONS IN TESTING AND TIMING) LABS: AN INITIATIVE TO REDUCE PHLEBOTOMY AND IMPROVE SLEEP FRIENDLY LABS ON RESIDENT AND HOSPITALIST GENERAL MEDICINE SERVICES

MEASURING ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER VALUE: CAN ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS DECREASE PHYSICIAN BURNOUT IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE?

Background: From 2016 to 2018, advanced practice provider (APP) utilization in academic hospital medicine groups (HMGs) has increased by 23.6%, with 75.7% of academic HMGs now employing APPs. Due to a lack of standardization around [...]

By | 2019-03-18T14:09:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on MEASURING ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER VALUE: CAN ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS DECREASE PHYSICIAN BURNOUT IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE?

NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

Background: Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a goal-directed, bedside ultrasound examination performed by a healthcare provider to answer a specific diagnostic question or guide performance of an invasive procedure at the bedside. More hospitalists [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:46:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

OVERNIGHT CROSS-COVERAGE ON HOSPITAL MEDICINE SERVICES: PERCEIVED WORKLOAD BASED ON PATIENT CENSUS, PAGER VOLUMES, AND PATIENT ACUITY

Background: While many Hospital Medicine groups employ overnight providers to exclusively care for previously admitted patients (cross-coverage), little data exists regarding factors contributing to the perceived workload of this role. The NASA-Task Load Index (NASA-TLX) [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:22:36+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on OVERNIGHT CROSS-COVERAGE ON HOSPITAL MEDICINE SERVICES: PERCEIVED WORKLOAD BASED ON PATIENT CENSUS, PAGER VOLUMES, AND PATIENT ACUITY

USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD PHENOTYPIC DATA TO PREDICT DISCHARGE DESTINATION

Background: Discharge to post-acute care settings (PACs), such as skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), requires significant, complex discharge planning which often needs to be started early during hospitalization to be complete by time of discharge. This [...]

By | 2019-03-18T14:00:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD PHENOTYPIC DATA TO PREDICT DISCHARGE DESTINATION

WHO’S WAITING? PREDICTORS OF ANTIBIOTIC DELAYS IN HYPOTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS

Background: In sepsis, every hour of delay in antibiotic administration after the onset of hypotension is associated with 4-7% increase in mortality, but little is known about the characteristics of patients with treatment delays. Our [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:24:45+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on WHO’S WAITING? PREDICTORS OF ANTIBIOTIC DELAYS IN HYPOTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS