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HM2018 Abstract Number: 272

IMPROVING MOBILIZATION OF HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: The benefits of early ambulation for patients admitted to a hospital are well recognized. Our hospital has a “Nurse Driven Progressive Mobility Protocol” which is intended to guide bedside practitioners in implementing individualized progressive [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:57-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on IMPROVING MOBILIZATION OF HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY MEDICAL PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 34

INTERACTIVE TOOLS FOR PATIENT’S COMPREHENSION: PATIENT EXPERIENCES REVIEWING DAILY BASIS RECORDS

Background: Electronic health applications that aim to share personalized medical information with patients are not frequently found in hospital settings. These inpatient applications can empower patients and caregivers to review and monitor their most updated [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on INTERACTIVE TOOLS FOR PATIENT’S COMPREHENSION: PATIENT EXPERIENCES REVIEWING DAILY BASIS RECORDS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 252

A PILOT STUDY OF READMISSIONS WITHIN 28 DAYS TO AN AMAU (ACUTE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT UNIT) IN THE MIDDLE EAST REGION

Background: Readmissions after hospitalisation are a healthcare quality indicator and carry considerable financial penalties in some healthcare systems. Internationally, readmission rates at 28 – 30 days for medical inpatients range between 10 - 22%. However [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:21:38-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on A PILOT STUDY OF READMISSIONS WITHIN 28 DAYS TO AN AMAU (ACUTE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT UNIT) IN THE MIDDLE EAST REGION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 66

MUSIC TO MY EARS: BRIGHTENING THE DAY OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: For most people, music serves as a calming influence or as a pleasurable stimulus that lifts their spirits. Hospitalized patients may experience boredom, fear, and unease while in the hospital, away from the comforts [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:42:47-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on MUSIC TO MY EARS: BRIGHTENING THE DAY OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 120

Spreading Best Practices in Inpatient Medicine: An Acute Medical Assessment Unit in the Middle East Region

Background: Acute Medical Assessment Units (AMAU) in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand improve inpatient flow and quality. It is critical to spread such best practices. Qatar, a GCC state (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Spreading Best Practices in Inpatient Medicine: An Acute Medical Assessment Unit in the Middle East Region