Cost Savings

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Abstract Number: 359

INHERITED THROMBOPHILIA TESTING PATTERNS IN AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER INDICATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS

Background: Updated guidelines recommend testing for inherited or acquired thrombophilias only in rare situations in the acute inpatient care setting, as it has little impact on acute management of thromboembolic events, and in some situations, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:31+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on INHERITED THROMBOPHILIA TESTING PATTERNS IN AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER INDICATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 103

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED BEDSIDE CORE NEEDLE BIOPSY – AN INPATIENT MEDICAL PROCEDURE TEAM’S EXPERIENCE

Background: Tissue pathology plays an integral role in the diagnosis of various conditions, especially malignancy. Traditionally biopsy procedures, including core needle biopsy (CNB), have been performed by specialists under imaging guidance. They are traditionally done [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on ULTRASOUND-GUIDED BEDSIDE CORE NEEDLE BIOPSY – AN INPATIENT MEDICAL PROCEDURE TEAM’S EXPERIENCE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 279

Potential Cost Savings of Decreasing Inappropriate Level of Care Assignments

Background: Currently, patients admitted to the hospital are assigned specific levels of care such as intermediate intensive care or acute care. Differences among care at these levels largely differ through nursing ratio as well as [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on Potential Cost Savings of Decreasing Inappropriate Level of Care Assignments