Comanagement

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COMANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL PATIENTS BY HOSPITALISTS IN A PUBLIC TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN BRAZIL

Background: Previous studies have shown reduced costs and length of hospital with surgical comanagement performed by hospitalists. In Latin America, however, this practice of comanagement is still not standard among surgeons. The Hospital Nossa Senhora [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:57:06+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Consultative Medicine, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on COMANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL PATIENTS BY HOSPITALISTS IN A PUBLIC TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN BRAZIL

DISCONTINUATION OF A COMANAGEMENT SERVICE: EFFECT ON LENGTH OF STAY, READMISSIONS, AND ECHOCARDIOGRAM UTILIZATION

Background: Based on the 2016 State of Hospital Medicine Report, 87% of hospital medicine groups provide surgical comanagement services. Despite its popularity, when studied, the benefits are inconsistent. The vast majority of comanagement research evaluates [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on DISCONTINUATION OF A COMANAGEMENT SERVICE: EFFECT ON LENGTH OF STAY, READMISSIONS, AND ECHOCARDIOGRAM UTILIZATION

DISSECTING A FATAL SLIP

Case Presentation: A 60 year-old woman with chronic mesenteric ischemia was admitted for symptomatic inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) stenosis. She underwent IMA stent placement with a postoperative course notable for abdominal pain and nausea. Two [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:59:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on DISSECTING A FATAL SLIP

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 [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Consultative Medicine, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Improved Outcomes in Surgical Oncology and Ent Patients Through Comanagement