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Abstract Number: 252

CONTEMPORARY RATES OF PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC TESTING PRIOR TO INPATIENT HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

Background: Hip fracture is a common reason for urgent inpatient surgery. In the last few years, several professional societies have identified preoperative echocardiography and stress testing for non-cardiac surgeries as low-value diagnostics. Delaying hip fracture [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:55-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on CONTEMPORARY RATES OF PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC TESTING PRIOR TO INPATIENT HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 119

CHARACTERISTICS OF SYNCOPE ADMISSIONS AMONG HOSPITALS OF VARYING TEACHING INTENSITY

Background: Previous work suggests that hospitals’ teaching status is correlated with readmission rates, cost of care, and mortality. This research has focused on conditions closely tracked by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF SYNCOPE ADMISSIONS AMONG HOSPITALS OF VARYING TEACHING INTENSITY