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Abstract Number: 357

ZERO IS NO LONGER AN UNREASONABLE TARGET IN CAUTI

Background: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) is the most common hospital acquired infection and constitutes upto 40% of all Healthcare Associated infections. Urinary catheter is used in 15% to 25% of hospitalized patients and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on ZERO IS NO LONGER AN UNREASONABLE TARGET IN CAUTI

Abstract Number: 353

THE IN-STEP PROJECT: IMPROVING ACCESS TO HIV PREVENTION FOR PATIENTS EVALUATED AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT USING A MULTIDISCIPLINARY, PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH

Background: Patients evaluated after sexual assault may require non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) to prevent infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), depending on the assessed risk of HIV transmission in each case1-4. Access to nPEP medications, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on THE IN-STEP PROJECT: IMPROVING ACCESS TO HIV PREVENTION FOR PATIENTS EVALUATED AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT USING A MULTIDISCIPLINARY, PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH

Abstract Number: 187

PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH TO HEALTH (PATH): OUTCOME ANALYSIS OF INTERDISCIPLINARY BEDSIDE ROUNDING

Background: Interdisciplinary team-based care is a promising concept in hospital medicine in which healthcare team members representing multiple disciplines collaborate to develop patient care plans. Multiple published studies showed that team based care is associated [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:14+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH TO HEALTH (PATH): OUTCOME ANALYSIS OF INTERDISCIPLINARY BEDSIDE ROUNDING

HM2018 Abstract Number: 247

Being A Lean Mean Discharging Machine

Background: Long discharge times (DT), (the time from discharge order to patient leaving room), have detrimental impacts on any hospital. Apart from causing dissatisfaction among patients and their families who are waiting to go home, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:07+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Being A Lean Mean Discharging Machine

HM2018 Abstract Number: 47

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RESIDENT-CREATED EXPERIENTIAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY CURRICULUM FOR MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

Background: Quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) methods are being used to drive positive change in healthcare. To date, these efforts have led to slow and inconsistent change. Insufficient expertise remains a significant rate-limiting step [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RESIDENT-CREATED EXPERIENTIAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY CURRICULUM FOR MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

HM2018 Abstract Number: 235

RETHINKING VASCULAR ACCESS: CREATING A COMPREHENSIVE VASCULAR ACCESS TEAM IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTER

Background: Vascular access is an integral part of inpatient care. Difficult access can result in delays and inappropriate access selection or technical placement can have quality and financial implications, particularly those associated with catheter-line associated [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:32+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on RETHINKING VASCULAR ACCESS: CREATING A COMPREHENSIVE VASCULAR ACCESS TEAM IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 206

BATTLING HOSPITAL DELIRIUM: A STANDARDIZED INTERDISCIPLINARY MODEL FOR THE TREATMENT OF HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED DELIRIUM.

Background: The prevalence of delirium among hospitalized patients ranges up to 56% and results in increased hospital mortality and duration of hospitalization. Symptoms of delirium may be subtle in early stages and may present clinically [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on BATTLING HOSPITAL DELIRIUM: A STANDARDIZED INTERDISCIPLINARY MODEL FOR THE TREATMENT OF HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED DELIRIUM.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 1

VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS: AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD – BASED DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION TOOL

Background: Multidisciplinary rounds (MDRs) or discharge huddles in the hospital were developed to enhance safety and streamline discharge by improving communication between members of the patient care team. Despite efforts to coordinate care around a [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:06:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on VIRTUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS: AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD – BASED DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION TOOL

HM2016 Abstract Number: 387

A Multidisciplinary Approach to High Value Cardiac Biomarkers

Background: Cardiac biomarkers, such as myoglobin and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), are frequently ordered in the emergency room and inpatient settings. Newer studies and guidelines have called into question the value of these tests in [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Finalist, Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A Multidisciplinary Approach to High Value Cardiac Biomarkers