Observation Unit

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Abstract Number: 448

COLONOSCOPY PREPARATIONS IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT: SAME QUALITY, SHORTER STAY

Background: Some patients lack the functional capability or social support to perform their own colonoscopy bowel preparation. These patients may be admitted to Inpatient units for support with the bowel preparation, but this process can [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on COLONOSCOPY PREPARATIONS IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT: SAME QUALITY, SHORTER STAY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 165

AN EVALUATION OF THE UTILITY OF TELEMETRY MONITORING FOR SYNCOPE IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT

Background: The number of hospitals with dedicated observation units has grown in recent years to one-third of all United States hospitals and 80% of academic medical centers, though much is still unknown about how to [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:09:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on AN EVALUATION OF THE UTILITY OF TELEMETRY MONITORING FOR SYNCOPE IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT

HM2017 Abstract Number: 293

A HOSPITALIST-RUN OBSERVATION UNIT: AN EVOLVING MODEL

Background: Observation units were initially intended to function as a short stay unit for lower acuity patients with specific diagnoses, however this traditional model is currently evolving.  Rising health care costs and changing health care [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:15:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A HOSPITALIST-RUN OBSERVATION UNIT: AN EVOLVING MODEL