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A NEW WAY TO SAY G-NITE: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A TOOL TO IMPROVE DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED SETTING

Background: Developing effective tools which enhance patient-physician communication is crucial to improving the patient experience. Existing research has shown that there are several components which are central to effective communication, including creating a good interpersonal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on A NEW WAY TO SAY G-NITE: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A TOOL TO IMPROVE DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED SETTING

INPATIENT DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERVICE, LENGTH OF STAY AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

Background: Diabetes mellitus is common among hospitalized patients. An inpatient diabetes management service (IDMS) was implemented at a community hospital in suburban Maryland to provide better glycemic control for inpatients.Purpose: To analyze the length of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on INPATIENT DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERVICE, LENGTH OF STAY AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.

MEDS TO BEDS : ENHANCING EFFICIENCY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATIONS USING LEAN METHODOLOGY

Background: Unimpeded patient flow enhances quality, patient experience and access, while reducing costs. Our hospital has an in house discharge pharmacy, which allows us to send patients home with their imperative medications prior to discharge. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on MEDS TO BEDS : ENHANCING EFFICIENCY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATIONS USING LEAN METHODOLOGY

TEACHIM.ORG: ENHANCING RESIDENT-LED EDUCATION WITH AN ONLINE TOOL

Background: Senior residents often serve as the primary educator for medical students and interns on their inpatient medicine rotations. Additionally, the act of teaching enhances the resident’s own knowledge acquisition and retention. Although residents desire [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TEACHIM.ORG: ENHANCING RESIDENT-LED EDUCATION WITH AN ONLINE TOOL