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Abstract Number: 389

E-CONSULTS: EFFECTIVENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INPATIENT CONSULT SERVICES

Background: Inpatient subspecialty consultation is one of the most common physician practices in the care of hospitalized patients. As per a CMS report, approximately 33,000 inpatient consultation occurred per day in 2008 costing Medicare approximately [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on E-CONSULTS: EFFECTIVENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INPATIENT CONSULT SERVICES

Abstract Number: 383

INTERACTIVE DIGITAL HEALTH TOOLS TO ENGAGE PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS IN DISCHARGE PREPARATION: IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCE

Background: Sub-optimal discharge preparation during hospitalization may adversely impact safety and lead to a poor patient experience. As part of an AHRQ-funded study, we designed and developed interactive digital health tools (Figure 1) to engage [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:04-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on INTERACTIVE DIGITAL HEALTH TOOLS TO ENGAGE PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS IN DISCHARGE PREPARATION: IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCE