Consultative Medicine

“Who Consults Us and Why?”: A Multi-Institutional Evaluation of the Medicine Consult/co-Management Service

Background: Consultative medicine has been identified as a core part of internal medicine (IM) resident education by providing the opportunity for residents to care for the non-medical patient. In the early 1980s, two separate academic [...]

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How Is Your Medicine Consult/co-Management Service Organized?: A Multi-Institutional Survey

Background: Consultative medicine is an important part of Internal Medicine (IM) resident education. According to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, residents are expected to “act in a consultative role to other physicians and [...]

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Improved Outcomes in Surgical Oncology and Ent Patients Through Comanagement

Background: Comanagement is a structured collaboration between hospitalists and a surgical service to improve outcomes of surgical patients perioperatively. We identified the potential to improve patient safety and throughput metrics on the Surgical Oncology and [...]

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