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Abstract Number: 42

UTILIZING A TRIAGE PHYSICIAN CAN IMPEDE THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND INPATIENT PROVIDERS

Background: Academic medical centers with teaching and non-teaching teams and complex call schedules frequently utilize triage providers to allocate admissions to each inpatient service. In this process, the ED provider hands off the patient to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:58-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on UTILIZING A TRIAGE PHYSICIAN CAN IMPEDE THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND INPATIENT PROVIDERS

HM2018 Abstract Number: Plenary presentation

MENTORED IMPLEMENTATION OF THE I-PASS HANDOFF PROGRAM IN DIVERSE CLINICAL ENVIRONMENTS

Background: Handoff miscommunications are a leading source of medical errors. Medical error and adverse event rates decreased following implementation of the I-PASS handoff program (a bundled intervention using a structured mnemonic, I-PASS, and other initiatives [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:34:50-04:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Plenary Presentations|Comments Off on MENTORED IMPLEMENTATION OF THE I-PASS HANDOFF PROGRAM IN DIVERSE CLINICAL ENVIRONMENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 314

EMR based sign-out: A tool that improves efficiency and satisfaction

Background: Transitions of care are critical to maintaining patient safety and decreasing adverse events, but they remain a complex process with many pitfalls. Electronic Medical Record (EMR) based handoffs can enhance communication by centralizing content [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:20-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Transitions of Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on EMR based sign-out: A tool that improves efficiency and satisfaction

HM2018 Abstract Number: 320

A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY, MULTI-PRONGED APPROACH TO IMPROVING HANDOFFS FOR MEDICINE PATIENTS ADMITTED FROM THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Background: The high volume of handoffs between the Emergency Department (ED) team and the inpatient team on a daily basis makes this a ripe area for care improvement. Effective, safe and organized transitions facilitate high [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Transitions of Care, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY, MULTI-PRONGED APPROACH TO IMPROVING HANDOFFS FOR MEDICINE PATIENTS ADMITTED FROM THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 255

Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

Background: Standardizing inter-shift handoff procedures enhances continuity of care and quality with an associated reduction in preventable medical errors. This is particularly relevant in the inpatient oncology population where patients have a relatively high morbidity/mortality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

HM2018 Abstract Number: 336

THE IMPACT OF A STANDARDIZED TOOL ON THE QUALITY OF END-OF-ROTATION HANDOFFS AMONG MEDICINE HOUSESTAFF.

Background: Medical housestaff must participate in a handoff process when transitioning between rotations on hospital services. During this time, a new team of residents assumes care for multiple patients. A prior study demonstrated that this [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:33-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on THE IMPACT OF A STANDARDIZED TOOL ON THE QUALITY OF END-OF-ROTATION HANDOFFS AMONG MEDICINE HOUSESTAFF.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 35

HOSPITALIST PERCEPTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC HANDOFF TOOL

Background: Hospitalists increasingly rely upon electronic handoff tools to communicate important patient care information. Our institution transitioned from a paper/verbal handoff process to a completely electronic system in April 2017 for day-to-night patient care handoff. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:46-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on HOSPITALIST PERCEPTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC HANDOFF TOOL

HM2016 Abstract Number: 350

A National Assessment of Shift Handoff Characteristics and Their Association with Program Director Satisfaction and Hospitalized Patient Experience Scores

Background: Inpatient handoffs have been recognized as a vulnerable time during a patient’s hospitalization and are widely associated with adverse events and near misses. A variety of strategies have been implemented in order to improve [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on A National Assessment of Shift Handoff Characteristics and Their Association with Program Director Satisfaction and Hospitalized Patient Experience Scores