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Abstract Number: 199

‘REVERSE WEEKEND EFFECT’ IN MEDICINE: NOVEL PHENOMENON OF CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Several studies have shown increased mortality and readmission rate in patients admitted to hospitals over the weekend. This “weekend effect” has been well-described for several medical conditions and has been attributed to several factors. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:31+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ‘REVERSE WEEKEND EFFECT’ IN MEDICINE: NOVEL PHENOMENON OF CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 40

APPARENT CHANGES IN HEALTHCARE COSTS AND UTILIZATION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH DUTY HOUR REFORMS

Background: After Libby Zion died tragically in a teaching hospital, much attention from the medical community, public and government, was directed at resident training and the number of hours worked consecutively. This marked a new [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:36:10+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on APPARENT CHANGES IN HEALTHCARE COSTS AND UTILIZATION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH DUTY HOUR REFORMS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 274

Characteristics of Hospital Deaths Deemed Potentially Preventable by Frontline Providers

Background: Since the 1999 IOM report To Err is Humanhighlighted that up to 98,000 preventable deaths occur annually in U.S. hospitals, efforts have intensified to understand and eliminate preventable mortality. At our institution, we developed [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Characteristics of Hospital Deaths Deemed Potentially Preventable by Frontline Providers

HM2016 Abstract Number: 244

Mortality: Investigating Preventability

Background:   The Institute of Medicine estimates that there are 44,000-98,000 preventable deaths per year.  However, there is a paucity of literature regarding preventable death rates, despite its importance as a quality measure.  Methods:   [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Mortality: Investigating Preventability