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Abstract Number: 145

THE RELATIONSHIP OF LONELINESS TO SYMPTOM BURDEN, INTENSITY OF CARE, AND ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AT END OF LIFE IN OLDER AMERICANS

Background: Lonely adults are prone to a variety of poor health outcomes, including accelerated functional and cognitive decline, depression, and premature mortality. As a result, lonely adults may be prone to higher health-related suffering, triggering [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:12-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on THE RELATIONSHIP OF LONELINESS TO SYMPTOM BURDEN, INTENSITY OF CARE, AND ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AT END OF LIFE IN OLDER AMERICANS

Abstract Number: 36

THE BIG READ: A NOVEL STRATEGY TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS AND IMPROVE ATTITUDE AROUND END OF LIFE CARE

Background: Health care systems around the country are struggling with faculty and staff burnout. It is established that burnout leads to higher employee turnover and poorer patient outcomes. The Big Read is a hospitalist-led institution-wide [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:50-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on THE BIG READ: A NOVEL STRATEGY TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS AND IMPROVE ATTITUDE AROUND END OF LIFE CARE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 249

Analysis of Code Status Discussions and Documentation among a Hospitalist Medicine Group

Background: Hospitalists have an increasing role in caring for patients with advanced illness. Due to time constraints, lack of experience and the sensitivity of the topic, it is challenging for Hospitalists to engage in adequate [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on Analysis of Code Status Discussions and Documentation among a Hospitalist Medicine Group