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APPLICATION OF DATA ANALYTICS AND BOWTIE RISK METHODOLOGY TO REDUCE RATES OF HOSPITAL-ASSOCIATED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is a serious public health problem causing over 90,000 deaths each year. VTE rates at our institution have been high and costly, with insurer [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on APPLICATION OF DATA ANALYTICS AND BOWTIE RISK METHODOLOGY TO REDUCE RATES OF HOSPITAL-ASSOCIATED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

Background: Reducing length of stay to improve access, minimize hospital-associated morbidity, and reduce cost is a top priority at many hospitals. Information about barriers and delays impacting discharge (i.e., arranging subacute nursing facility placement, setting [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIAGNOSING DISCHARGE BARRIERS WITH A VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDING TOOL

USING PREDICTIVE MODELING TO IDENTIFY EXCESS VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Clinically stable inpatients may receive potentially unnecessary care, such as overnight vital sign assessment. Nighttime vital signs can disrupt sleep and adversely affect patient satisfaction and contribute to delirium. However, it may be difficult [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:48:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on USING PREDICTIVE MODELING TO IDENTIFY EXCESS VITAL SIGN ASSESSMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS