ICU transfers

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Abstract Number: 273

DECREASING ICU LENGTH OF STAY BY IMPROVING PATIENT TRANSFER PRACTICES TO TELEMETRY UNITS

Background: Prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay (LOS) has been shown to delay patients’ recovery, increase their exposure to the risk of infections, upsurge healthcare costs, and reduce care availability to other critically [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DECREASING ICU LENGTH OF STAY BY IMPROVING PATIENT TRANSFER PRACTICES TO TELEMETRY UNITS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 5

MOVING THE BAR, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T MOVE THE BED

Background: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement tells us that successful discharge planning starts at admission; however, when that admission occurs to a closed Intensive Care Unit (ICU), traditional discharge planning can be delayed until the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:45:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Other, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MOVING THE BAR, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T MOVE THE BED