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

A COMPARISON OF BAWS (BRIEF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SCALE) WITH CIWA-AR TO DIAGNOSE THE SEVERITY OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Treating alcohol withdrawal in the inpatient medical setting requires timely identification of the severity of alcohol withdrawal so appropriate treatment can be administered. Delayed or missed diagnosis can lead to increased morbidity and mortality, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on A COMPARISON OF BAWS (BRIEF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SCALE) WITH CIWA-AR TO DIAGNOSE THE SEVERITY OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

BRIDGING SCLERODERMA PATIENTS TO PALLIATIVE CARE: ASSESSING PAIN IN RHEUMATOLOGY CLINIC

Background: Chronic pain is a healthcare problem that significantly affects the physical and mental health of patients and impact their quality of life. It can complicate many disorders and represents a common symptom of rheumatologic [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:47+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on BRIDGING SCLERODERMA PATIENTS TO PALLIATIVE CARE: ASSESSING PAIN IN RHEUMATOLOGY CLINIC

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?

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A NEW TOOL TO ASSESS INPATIENT COMPLEXITY: THE PATIENT COMPLEXITY ASSESSMENT (PCA) SCORE

Background: In the primary care setting, up to one third of patients are categorized as complex, while this proportion is not well known in the hospital setting. By definition, complex patients demand more effort and/or [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A NEW TOOL TO ASSESS INPATIENT COMPLEXITY: THE PATIENT COMPLEXITY ASSESSMENT (PCA) SCORE

DIFFERENCES IN OPIOID PRESCRIBING AMONG GENERALIST PHYSICIANS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Background: The volume of opioid prescriptions in the US has increased dramatically over the last two decades, and strong evidence suggests that this has perpetuated opioid misuse, addiction, overdose, and drug-related deaths. We aimed to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on DIFFERENCES IN OPIOID PRESCRIBING AMONG GENERALIST PHYSICIANS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

EFFECT OF EXTENDED SHIFT ‘7 ON/7 OFF’ SCHEDULING ON THE WELL-BEING AND PERFORMANCE OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS – A PILOT STUDY

Background: Hospital Medicine (HM) practices have traditionally utilized an extended ‘7 on/7 off’ (7/7) schedule. Occupational Health studies suggest that such schedules can increase physiologic and psychologic stressors (Keller). Despite their prevalence, the effects of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF EXTENDED SHIFT ‘7 ON/7 OFF’ SCHEDULING ON THE WELL-BEING AND PERFORMANCE OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS – A PILOT STUDY

EFFECT OF PHYSICIAN BURNOUT ON WELL-BEING

Background: Prevalence of burnout is significantly higher in physicians than general population. Burnout is expected to result in decreased personal well-being, however, relationship between physician burnout and well-being is unexplored. Therefore, our aim was to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF PHYSICIAN BURNOUT ON WELL-BEING

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF REVEFENACIN IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IS NOT AGE DEPENDENT: A POST HOC SUBGROUP ANALYSIS OF THREE PHASE 3 TRIALS

Background: Revefenacin (REV), a once-daily, long-acting muscarinic antagonist for nebulized inhalation, was recently approved for maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We present post hoc efficacy and safety data from three phase 3 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF REVEFENACIN IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IS NOT AGE DEPENDENT: A POST HOC SUBGROUP ANALYSIS OF THREE PHASE 3 TRIALS

HEALTHCARE’S SILENT MAJORITY: DISCOVERING THE SOCIAL NEEDS OF HOSPITALIZED PEOPLE

Background: Social determinants of health (SDOH) include stable housing, food security, and accessible transportation, and they are not universally identified or addressed in clinical health. Although physicians recognize the importance of screening patients for social [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on HEALTHCARE’S SILENT MAJORITY: DISCOVERING THE SOCIAL NEEDS OF HOSPITALIZED PEOPLE

HOSPITALIZATION OUTCOMES BETWEEN INTRA HEPATIC BILE DUCT CARCINOMA VERSUS EXTRA HEPATIC BILIARY CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA

Background: Cholangiocarcinoma is an uncommon cancer with a very bad prognosis despite advances made in treatment. Location intrahepatic versus extrahepatic - determines surgical options. In our study, we examined variations in outcomes between patients admitted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:36+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on HOSPITALIZATION OUTCOMES BETWEEN INTRA HEPATIC BILE DUCT CARCINOMA VERSUS EXTRA HEPATIC BILIARY CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA

IMPUTING THE RATIO OF PARTIAL PRESSURE OF ARTERIAL OXYGEN TO FRACTION OF INSPIRED OXYGEN: THE OPTIMAL STRATEGY IN NON-INTUBATED FLOOR PATIENTS.

Background: The ratio of partial pressure of arterial oxygen to the fraction of inspired oxygen (P:F ratio) has known clinical utility. For example, it is a key component of the sequential organ failure assesment (SOFA) [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on IMPUTING THE RATIO OF PARTIAL PRESSURE OF ARTERIAL OXYGEN TO FRACTION OF INSPIRED OXYGEN: THE OPTIMAL STRATEGY IN NON-INTUBATED FLOOR PATIENTS.

INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Aggressive EOL treatments in advanced cancer patients are associated with low-value care and frequently lead to unnecessary hospitalizations. Since 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and Centers for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER ADMISSION FOR FALL: COEXISTING SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF FALL

Background: Infectious disease-related factors that may contribute to or complicate falls have received relatively little attention in the literature. Specifically, the prevalence of coexisting systemic infections (CSIs) in patients presenting with a fall and admitted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER ADMISSION FOR FALL: COEXISTING SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF FALL