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Abstract Number: 377

GEOGRAPHIC ROUNDING: A MODEL TO IMPROVE HOSPITALIST- NURSE COMMUNICATION AND UNIT THROUGHPUT

Background: Geographic hospitalist staffing and interdisciplinary rounding has been shown to improve staff communication, patient communication, and reduce length of stay. Communication between hospitalist and nurses also play a crucial role in patient safety and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:56-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on GEOGRAPHIC ROUNDING: A MODEL TO IMPROVE HOSPITALIST- NURSE COMMUNICATION AND UNIT THROUGHPUT

Abstract Number: 77

IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION: CREATION OF A RESIDENT GEOGRAPHIC ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT

Background: The buzzword of the decade for hospital medicine is geography. Geographic ACUs have been in existence for years at our institution on non-teaching floors. The ACUs have improved overall throughput, quality and patient experience. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:41-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION: CREATION OF A RESIDENT GEOGRAPHIC ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT