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Abstract Number: 435

THE MICHIGAN HOSPITAL MEDICINE SAFETY CONSORTIUM: IMPROVING PATIENT CARE BY REDUCING EXCESSIVE ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA

Background: Most patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) can be safely treated with 5-days of antibiotic therapy. However, many are not. We aimed to determine whether a hospitalist-focused collaborative could reduce excessive antibiotic use in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:21-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on THE MICHIGAN HOSPITAL MEDICINE SAFETY CONSORTIUM: IMPROVING PATIENT CARE BY REDUCING EXCESSIVE ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 163

BUILDING A DASHBOARD TO IDENTIFY PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK FOR ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS RELATED TO OPIOIDS

Background: In the inpatient setting, opioids are the most commonly prescribed medication and the 2nd most frequent cause of adverse drug events (ADE).  Identifying patients at high risk for ADEs related to narcotics is essential. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:36:01-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on BUILDING A DASHBOARD TO IDENTIFY PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK FOR ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS RELATED TO OPIOIDS