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Abstract Number: 188

CHARACTERIZING SEPSIS ENCOUNTERS ACROSS COMMUNITY AND QUARTERNARY HOSPITALS WITHIN ACADEMIC HEALTH SYSTEM

Background: Sepsis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients . Early and appropriate therapy has been shown to improve outcomes, making early diagnosis and intervention critical . However, recognition and treatment [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:15+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERIZING SEPSIS ENCOUNTERS ACROSS COMMUNITY AND QUARTERNARY HOSPITALS WITHIN ACADEMIC HEALTH SYSTEM

Abstract Number: 164

THE INFLUENCE OF GEOGRAPHIC DISPERSION ON OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED MEDICINE SERVICE PATIENTS

Background: Specialty wards (e.g., cardiology or oncology wards) group clinically similar hospitalized patients in efforts to improve outcomes and costs. When these wards exceed capacity, subsequent patients overflow to “geographically dispersed” alternate wards. Geographic dispersion [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on THE INFLUENCE OF GEOGRAPHIC DISPERSION ON OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED MEDICINE SERVICE PATIENTS