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Abstract Number: 334

REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE TELEMETRY UTILIZATION

Background: Telemetry utilization for a long time has been dependent on individual physician experiences, preference as there were no good randomized controlled trails or guidelines from any scientific organization. American Heart Association has released the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE TELEMETRY UTILIZATION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 291

A QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF REDUNDANT LAB ORDERS AT AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER

Background: The Choosing Wisely Campaign encourages physicians to avoid over-utilizing routine labs in hospitalized patients with clinical and laboratory stability.  A number of studies have shown adverse effects on hospitalized patients from lab overutilization.  In [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:50:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF REDUNDANT LAB ORDERS AT AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER