Discharge Summary

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Abstract Number: 426

OPTIMIZING DISCHARGE SUMMARIES: A MULTI-SPECIALTY, MULTI-CENTER SURVEY OF OUTPATIENT PROVIDERS

Background: Hospital discharge is a complex and dangerous process. The emergence and rapid growth of the Hospitalist specialty with the simultaneous decline of traditional practice models complicates discharges. In light of the discontinuity, it is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on OPTIMIZING DISCHARGE SUMMARIES: A MULTI-SPECIALTY, MULTI-CENTER SURVEY OF OUTPATIENT PROVIDERS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 245

WHEN ARE WE TOO BUSY TO SUMMARIZE? ASSOCIATION OF PRACTICE CHARACTERISTICS WITH HOSPITALISTS’ PERCEIVED BURDEN OF PREPARING HOSPITAL DISCHARGE SUMMARIES

Background: Patients admitted to inpatient hospital services are increasingly cared for by hospitalists rather than their primary care providers. When transitioning from hospital-based to ambulatory care, suboptimal information transfer can lead to serious adverse events [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:41:30+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on WHEN ARE WE TOO BUSY TO SUMMARIZE? ASSOCIATION OF PRACTICE CHARACTERISTICS WITH HOSPITALISTS’ PERCEIVED BURDEN OF PREPARING HOSPITAL DISCHARGE SUMMARIES

HM2016 Abstract Number: 301

Incidental Pulmonary Nodules Found on Ct Abdominal Imaging: Prevalence and Inclusion in the Discharge Hospital Summary

Background: While CT imaging has become an invaluable tool for expedited medical evaluation, its use has been associated with an increasing number of incidental findings, the handling of which creates both medical and logistical challenges.  [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Incidental Pulmonary Nodules Found on Ct Abdominal Imaging: Prevalence and Inclusion in the Discharge Hospital Summary