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Abstract Number: 116

IMPROVING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: A DIVISION WIDE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Disparities in compensation and leadership still exist for women and underrepresented minorities in medicine. While studies have identified factors that lead to and perpetuate these inequities, institutions still struggle with how to implement long [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on IMPROVING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: A DIVISION WIDE PROGRAM TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

REAL-TIME HOSPITALIST BURNOUT: IMPLICATIONS FOR SYSTEM-LEVEL SOLUTIONS

Background: In a previous randomized trial we found that shorter ward rotations reduced attending physician burnout at rotation-end. This improvement was offset, however, by negative education outcomes among trainees. Therefore solutions to burnout other than [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:34:51+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on REAL-TIME HOSPITALIST BURNOUT: IMPLICATIONS FOR SYSTEM-LEVEL SOLUTIONS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 230

REDUCING DISCHARGE DELAYS AND ROOM TURNOVER TIME: DECREASING INEFFICIENCIES IN THE DISCHARGE PROCESS

Background: As a group of medical students in a five-week leadership program, we were charged with making a medicine inpatient unit at an urban quaternary care academic medical center the best unit in the hospital. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on REDUCING DISCHARGE DELAYS AND ROOM TURNOVER TIME: DECREASING INEFFICIENCIES IN THE DISCHARGE PROCESS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 182

HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VTE: AN ANALYSIS OF ADEQUACY OF THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS

Background: Compared with patients in the community, patients acutely hospitalized are at higher risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), contributing to patient morbidity and mortality and healthcare costs. The need for thromboprophylaxis for post-surgical patients [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:01:39+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VTE: AN ANALYSIS OF ADEQUACY OF THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 122

AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX TO IMPROVE MEDICATION SAFETY DURING CARE TRANSITIONS

Background: Adverse drug events (ADEs) are common during transitions from the hospital to the ambulatory setting, with approximately 20% of patients experiencing an ADE within 30 days of discharge. ADEs are often due to patient [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:23:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Patient Safety|Comments Off on AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX TO IMPROVE MEDICATION SAFETY DURING CARE TRANSITIONS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 450

RHABDOMYOLYSIS AND PANCYTOPENIA SECONDARY TO AN UNEXPECTED INTERACTION BETWEEN LEDIPASVIR/SOFOSBUVIR, ATORVASTATIN AND COLCHICINE

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old woman with hepatitis C-induced liver cirrhosis status-post liver transplantation, coronary artery disease and gout, presents with one week of progressive fatigue, weakness, and severe pain in her right leg and left [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:31:24+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on RHABDOMYOLYSIS AND PANCYTOPENIA SECONDARY TO AN UNEXPECTED INTERACTION BETWEEN LEDIPASVIR/SOFOSBUVIR, ATORVASTATIN AND COLCHICINE

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EFFECTIVENESS OF SIESTA (SLEEP FOR INPATIENTS: EMPOWERING STAFF TO ACT) ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP DISRUPTIONS

Background: Due to the importance of rest for inpatients, the American Academy of Nursing recommends preserving patient sleep by reducing unnecessary nocturnal care as part of their Choosing Wisely® campaign. Prior sleep-promotion interventions often fail due [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:25:40+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Plenary Presentations, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF SIESTA (SLEEP FOR INPATIENTS: EMPOWERING STAFF TO ACT) ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP DISRUPTIONS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 272

Patient Perspectives on Unplanned Hospital Readmissions

Background: Defined approaches to reducing rates of hospital readmissions rates assume that patients are invested in their healthcare and in preventing readmissions. However, the extent to which patients believe that readmission is a “bad” outcome [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Patient Perspectives on Unplanned Hospital Readmissions