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Abstract Number: 171

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY AND DISCHARGE OUTCOMES AMONG PATIENTS WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-ASSOCIATED PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION (HIV-PAH) IN THE UNITED STATES

Background: Though the advent of highly active anti-retroviral medications has improved survival in HIV infection, mortality from non-infectious complications such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has increased. Also, studies have shown that PAH is the [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:58:04+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY AND DISCHARGE OUTCOMES AMONG PATIENTS WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-ASSOCIATED PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION (HIV-PAH) IN THE UNITED STATES

HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

CURP65, A NEW RISK SCORE FOR INFLUENZA PATIENTS

Background: Community acquired severity scores are well known and used routinely in predicting mortality and risk of inpatient and ICU admission in suspected bacterial pneumonia patients. However such scores have not been studied in patients [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:35:12+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on CURP65, A NEW RISK SCORE FOR INFLUENZA PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 230

REDUCING DISCHARGE DELAYS AND ROOM TURNOVER TIME: DECREASING INEFFICIENCIES IN THE DISCHARGE PROCESS

Background: As a group of medical students in a five-week leadership program, we were charged with making a medicine inpatient unit at an urban quaternary care academic medical center the best unit in the hospital. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on REDUCING DISCHARGE DELAYS AND ROOM TURNOVER TIME: DECREASING INEFFICIENCIES IN THE DISCHARGE PROCESS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 317

TOC ROUNDS: THE RIGHT RECIPE FOR REDUCING LENGTH OF STAY

Background: The 2001 Institute of Medicine Report Crossing the Quality Chasm cited a lack of care coordination as a contributing factor to the “chasm” between evidence-based and delivered care and suggests team-based models of care [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on TOC ROUNDS: THE RIGHT RECIPE FOR REDUCING LENGTH OF STAY