Interdisciplinary Rounding

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CRUSH THE RESISTANCE: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PILOT PROJECT TO IMPROVE ANTIBIOTIC UTILIZATION

Background: Growing antimicrobial resistance, C. difficile infection and cost have triggered a greater reliance on antimicrobial stewardship. Most stewardship models rely upon a central team, often led by ID specialists, to oversee prescribing in an [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on CRUSH THE RESISTANCE: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PILOT PROJECT TO IMPROVE ANTIBIOTIC UTILIZATION

GEOGRAPHIC ROUNDING: A MODEL TO IMPROVE HOSPITALIST- NURSE COMMUNICATION AND UNIT THROUGHPUT

Background: Geographic hospitalist staffing and interdisciplinary rounding has been shown to improve staff communication, patient communication, and reduce length of stay. Communication between hospitalist and nurses also play a crucial role in patient safety and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on GEOGRAPHIC ROUNDING: A MODEL TO IMPROVE HOSPITALIST- NURSE COMMUNICATION AND UNIT THROUGHPUT

GETTING FIT: A NOVEL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION

Background: Rising inpatient census, limited physical space and unpredictable admission rates introduce communication inefficiencies among doctors, nurses and patients.Purpose: At UC San Diego Health System, we aimed to streamline communication among physicians, patients and other [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on GETTING FIT: A NOVEL FRAMEWORK TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION