Discharge Planning

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CORE 4 ELEMENTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SUSTAINED READMISSIONS REDUCTION IN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Inconsistent transitions of care from the inpatient to outpatient setting may lead to preventable readmissions. Critical processes completed at discharge shown to reduce readmissions at our institution include admission and discharge medication reconciliation, clinically [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Pediatrics, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CORE 4 ELEMENTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SUSTAINED READMISSIONS REDUCTION IN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE

CREATING A PLATFORM FOR DISCHARGE PLANNING WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY COMMUNICATION

Background: Discharge delays occur because of inconsistent communication among all clinicians and providers. Inefficient utilization of resources also contributes to delays. Effective communication among the patient care team is a foundation of creating an effective [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on CREATING A PLATFORM FOR DISCHARGE PLANNING WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY COMMUNICATION

DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

Background: Reducing length of stay to improve access, minimize hospital-associated morbidity, and reduce cost is a top priority at many hospitals. Information about barriers and delays impacting discharge (i.e., arranging subacute nursing facility placement, setting [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

PRESSURE POINTS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY USING LEAN METHODOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND INTERDISCIPLINARY FRONTLINE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE ON DAY OF DISCHARGE

Background: As patient turnover increases, inpatients and providers may feel pressure during discharge preparation. Hospitals emphasize early daily discharge to improve throughput and decrease length of stay. At our academic center, providers often report feeling [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on PRESSURE POINTS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY USING LEAN METHODOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND INTERDISCIPLINARY FRONTLINE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE ON DAY OF DISCHARGE

RADY’S HOMECARE ORDER SET: NO MORE GUESSES, NO MORE ERRORS! LET EMR WORK FOR YOU!

Background:  Children and Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs (CSCHN), especially those with multiple organ systems involvement, experience frequent and often lengthy hospitalizations. Hospital discharges for these children can be a complicated process that requires [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:34:45+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on RADY’S HOMECARE ORDER SET: NO MORE GUESSES, NO MORE ERRORS! LET EMR WORK FOR YOU!

USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD PHENOTYPIC DATA TO PREDICT DISCHARGE DESTINATION

Background: Discharge to post-acute care settings (PACs), such as skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), requires significant, complex discharge planning which often needs to be started early during hospitalization to be complete by time of discharge. This [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:33:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care, Winners|Comments Off on USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD PHENOTYPIC DATA TO PREDICT DISCHARGE DESTINATION