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Abstract Number: Oral

EFFECTS OF COMPREHENSIVE CARE PHYSICIANS ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE, OUTCOMES AND HOSPITALIZATION: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Background: Coordination of inpatient and outpatient care is an important challenge in improving population health but evidence examining the effectiveness of existing care coordination programs is mixed. The Comprehensive Care Physician (CCP) Program at the [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:36:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Outcomes Research, Research, Winner, Research|Comments Off on EFFECTS OF COMPREHENSIVE CARE PHYSICIANS ON PATIENT EXPERIENCE, OUTCOMES AND HOSPITALIZATION: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Abstract Number: 349

CHANGING HOSPITALISTS’ PRACTICE HABITS; THE EFFECT OF REAL-TIME INDIVIDUALIZED FEEDBACK ON OPIOID PRESCRIBING

Background: Prescribing of opioid medications has been a hot button issue for at least a decade now. Hospitalists play a unique role as we are on the front lines of patient care and have to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on CHANGING HOSPITALISTS’ PRACTICE HABITS; THE EFFECT OF REAL-TIME INDIVIDUALIZED FEEDBACK ON OPIOID PRESCRIBING

Abstract Number: 21

NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

Background: Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a goal-directed, bedside ultrasound examination performed by a healthcare provider to answer a specific diagnostic question or guide performance of an invasive procedure at the bedside. More hospitalists [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:46:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 349

PHYSICIAN PERCEPTIONS OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS ON HOSPITALIST TEAMS

Background: Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) play a growing role within hospital medicine groups. We studied physician perceptions of NPs and PAs in Hospital Medicine and identified factors that impact these perceptions.Methods: Data [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Uncategorized, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN PERCEPTIONS OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS ON HOSPITALIST TEAMS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 198

SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT BY HOSPITALISTS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY

Background: Patients with increasing age and medical complexity are undergoing colorectal surgery. Medical complications are not uncommon, and may contribute to higher mortality. We implemented a unique surgical co-management (SCM) model in July 2014 at [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT BY HOSPITALISTS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 290

HOSPITALISTS AND THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD

Background: Hospitalists spend a significant part of their workday interacting with the electronic medical record (EMR). Less is known regarding the details of the tasks that are performed during this interaction. In considering aspects of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on HOSPITALISTS AND THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD

HM2018 Abstract Number: 213

HOSPITAL MEDICINE TEAM GROWTH IN A TERTIARY ONCOLOGIC ACADEMIC CENTER IN BRAZIL: A CASE REPORT

Background: Hospital Medicine is a relatively new medical speciality that dedicates to the care of hospitalized patients and experienced an exponential growth in the United States (US) during the last years. Nowadays there are more [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on HOSPITAL MEDICINE TEAM GROWTH IN A TERTIARY ONCOLOGIC ACADEMIC CENTER IN BRAZIL: A CASE REPORT

HM2017 Abstract Number: 69

A COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND PNEUMONIA AMONG TEACHING AND NONTEACHING SERVICES

Background:   Congestive heart failure (CHF) and pneumonia are amongst the leading causes of hospitalization in the United States.  Although a growing number of hospitals use both teaching and nonteaching hospitalist services for patient care, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:12:08+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on A COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND PNEUMONIA AMONG TEACHING AND NONTEACHING SERVICES

HM2017 Abstract Number: 299

INTRODUCING THE HOSPITAL MEDICINE MODEL TO THE MIDDLE EAST REGION

Background: Hospital medicine is the fastest growing specialty in the United States. An interesting aspect of the rapid expansion of hospital medicine is the current expansion of the field beyond North America. While the health [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:08:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on INTRODUCING THE HOSPITAL MEDICINE MODEL TO THE MIDDLE EAST REGION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 233

UTILIZATION OF VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO ADDRESS STAFFING NEEDS AT CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS

Background: Current staffing models cannot deliver the benefits of hospital medicine to the 1300 critical access hospitals (CAHs) located throughout the rural United States.   Staffing each CAH with local hospitalists would require at least 5500 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:34+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on UTILIZATION OF VIRTUAL HOSPITALISTS TO ADDRESS STAFFING NEEDS AT CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 114

Weight Loss Comparisons of Hospitalized Obese Patients with and Without Hospitalists’ Intervention

Background: Obesity affects a large majority of the U.S. population, and hospitalizations may represent opportunities to intervene and promote weight loss.  We sought to determine if multidisciplinary patient-centered inpatient weight loss consults, post-discharge telephone text [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Weight Loss Comparisons of Hospitalized Obese Patients with and Without Hospitalists’ Intervention