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Abstract Number: 460

THE EFFECT OF SHARED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS ON DUPLICATE IMAGING AFTER INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFERS

Background: When patients are transferred between hospitals (interhospital transfer, IHT), incomplete information exchange between electronic health records (EHRs) poses a barrier to continuity of care. As a result, diagnostic tests may be repeated after transfer, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:59-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on THE EFFECT OF SHARED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS ON DUPLICATE IMAGING AFTER INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFERS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 90

FACTORS AFFECTING HOSPITAL VISITS AND LENGTH OF STAY IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects about 100,000 people in the US. The disease causes significant mortality, morbidity and frequent hospitalizations secondary to primary manifestations of the disease and its complications. We conducted a retrospective, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:06:56-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on FACTORS AFFECTING HOSPITAL VISITS AND LENGTH OF STAY IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE