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IMPACT OF SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS ON HOSPITAL READMISSION AND HEALTHCARE ACCESS IN URBAN HISPANIC COMMUNITIES

Background: It has been detailed in the literature that a patient’s socioeconomic status (SES) may play a role in their risk of readmission for specific diseases. For instance, factors such as low income, low educational [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:56:16+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS ON HOSPITAL READMISSION AND HEALTHCARE ACCESS IN URBAN HISPANIC COMMUNITIES

IMPROVING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: A DIVISION WIDE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Disparities in compensation and leadership still exist for women and underrepresented minorities in medicine. While studies have identified factors that lead to and perpetuate these inequities, institutions still struggle with how to implement long [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on IMPROVING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: A DIVISION WIDE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

PATIENT & FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCILS (PFACS): RECRUITING AND SUPPORTING MEMBERS FROM DIVERSE, VULNERABLE AND UNDER-REPRESENTED COMMUNITIES

Background: Ensuring hospital-based Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs) include members from diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented communities is important to ensure that all voices are represented and heard when providing input into hospital quality improvement [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:35:15+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on PATIENT & FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCILS (PFACS): RECRUITING AND SUPPORTING MEMBERS FROM DIVERSE, VULNERABLE AND UNDER-REPRESENTED COMMUNITIES