Plenary Presentations

Heads-Up: Prospective Clinical Team Surveillance Improves Safety Climate, Incident Reporting and Patient Outcomes. a Cluster Controlled Stepped Wedge Trial

Background: General wards are high-risk clinical areas, but frontline staff face operational challenges not prioritized in national safety initiatives. Team reporting may identify important risks to patient care, although its impact as a safety strategy [...]

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Impact of Hospitalist Workload on Utilization of Imaging and Consultations

Background: Hospital medicine is a maturing field that increasingly focuses on providing high value patient care. A key question in the value equation is how different patient census sizes impact care. Our recent research showed [...]

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