Medical Error

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Abstract Number: Oral

THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Diagnostic errors have been cited as a potential contributor to hospital readmissions, particularly early readmissions (e.g. within 7 days), but little is known about their frequency and characteristics. We performed structured chart review of [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:50:33-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 227

FREQUENCY OF INPATIENT DEATHS DUE TO MEDICAL ERROR: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Background: Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human in 1999, preventable inpatient deaths in the United States have been estimated as between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths annually. A more [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:16-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on FREQUENCY OF INPATIENT DEATHS DUE TO MEDICAL ERROR: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Abstract Number: 206

BAD MEDICINE: MEDICAL ERROR IN MEDICAL TELEVISION DRAMAS

Background: Since 1951, medical television dramas have impacted how the public views, understands, and learns about the medical profession. Previous studies have examined how these shows depict topics such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation; other studies have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:46-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on BAD MEDICINE: MEDICAL ERROR IN MEDICAL TELEVISION DRAMAS

HM2018 Abstract Number: Plenary presentation

MENTORED IMPLEMENTATION OF THE I-PASS HANDOFF PROGRAM IN DIVERSE CLINICAL ENVIRONMENTS

Background: Handoff miscommunications are a leading source of medical errors. Medical error and adverse event rates decreased following implementation of the I-PASS handoff program (a bundled intervention using a structured mnemonic, I-PASS, and other initiatives [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:34:50-04:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Plenary Presentations|Comments Off on MENTORED IMPLEMENTATION OF THE I-PASS HANDOFF PROGRAM IN DIVERSE CLINICAL ENVIRONMENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 153

HELP ME, OBI-WAN KENOBI: IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY REPORTING BY RESIDENTS WITH RESIDENT-LED PATIENT SAFETY ROUNDS AND PEER COACHING

Background: Residents, because they are on the frontlines of the provision of care, are integral to improving care. Yet the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has reported residents are not as engaged in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:32-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on HELP ME, OBI-WAN KENOBI: IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY REPORTING BY RESIDENTS WITH RESIDENT-LED PATIENT SAFETY ROUNDS AND PEER COACHING

HM2016 Abstract Number: 361

Occam’s Conference: Overuse As a Medical Error

Background: Medical overuse, defined as the provision of services for which harms outweigh benefits, is increasingly recognized as a driver of high cost and poor clinical outcomes in the U.S. health care system. Despite increasing [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Occam’s Conference: Overuse As a Medical Error