Technology in Hospital Medicine

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Abstract Number: Oral

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 [...]

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Abstract Number: 394

VARIABILITY IN EFFICIENCY IN THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD: WHAT IS IT COSTING YOUR GROUP?

Background: As of 2017, 96% of non-federal acute care hospitals had an electronic health record (EHR). Hospitalists interact with the EHR for several hours each day. Many studies have suggested a direct correlation between physician [...]

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Abstract Number: 392

INTUBATED PATIENTS FALL OUTSIDE OF TARGET RECUMBENCY RANGE FOR THE PREVENTION OF VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA AT ONE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER, AS MEASURED BY NOVEL DIGITAL SENSOR, ANGULUS

Background: Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the leading cause of death from nosocomial infections in critically-ill patients. The CDC recommends maintaining Head-of-Bed (HOB) elevation at a target recumbency range of 30º-45º due to evidence that [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on INTUBATED PATIENTS FALL OUTSIDE OF TARGET RECUMBENCY RANGE FOR THE PREVENTION OF VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA AT ONE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER, AS MEASURED BY NOVEL DIGITAL SENSOR, ANGULUS

Abstract Number: 390

AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM BATTLE: TTE VS TEE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Background: Echocardiography is an essential evaluation in the diagnosis of infectious endocarditis (IE). Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a portable study that is widely available and non-invasive. Though transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is traditionally known for higher [...]

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Abstract Number: 386

INTEGRATED SONOGRAPHIC COMPETENCY AT NYU (I-SCAN): PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND EARLY EVALUATION

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), when integrated with a physical examination, increases accuracy of diagnosis and decreases procedural complications. The principal barrier to use by hospitalists is lack of training. We developed the Integrated Sonographic Competency [...]

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Abstract Number: 383

INTERACTIVE DIGITAL HEALTH TOOLS TO ENGAGE PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS IN DISCHARGE PREPARATION: IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCE

Background: Sub-optimal discharge preparation during hospitalization may adversely impact safety and lead to a poor patient experience. As part of an AHRQ-funded study, we designed and developed interactive digital health tools (Figure 1) to engage [...]

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Abstract Number: 382

PLAIN LANGUAGE OPEN MEDICAL NOTES: PATIENT PERCEPTION AND IMPACT ON COMPREHENSION

Background: Providing patients access to their encounter notes has been found to have many benefits in health management. This evidence has led to a rapidly expanding national movement, OpenNotes, which encourages clinicians to provide patients [...]

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Abstract Number: 21

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