Oral Presentations

Caring Wisely: A Program to Support Frontline Providers and Staff in Improving Healthcare and Reducing Costs

Background: High value care is a key priority in healthcare, but strategies are needed to empower frontline clinicians to work with organizational leadership to reduce healthcare costs and improve care.   Purpose: Caring Wisely (CW) [...]

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Creating a Best Practice for Discharges Against Medical Advice

Creating a Best Practice for Discharges Against Medical AdviceBackground: Nationally, 1-2% of medical discharges from hospitals are against medical advice (AMA).  Patients that leave AMA are at higher risk for readmission and adverse health events.   [...]

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Impact of a 24 Hour Care Progression Bundle at a Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital

Background: Delays in the discharge process of hospitalized patients impact patient flow and lead to increased costs and slower progression of care. As hospitalist work becomes increasingly shift based, there are concerns for proper patient [...]

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Team Communication Regarding Estimated Day of Discharge Improves Discharge Efficiency and Quality Metrics

Background: Patient discharge is a complex process, requiring effective coordination between physicians, the interdisciplinary care team, patients, and their families. Patients often remain in the hospital after they are medically ready for discharge due to [...]

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