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Abstract Number: 279

PUMPING IRON: MANAGEMENT OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (HF) ON THE TEXAS-MEXICAN BORDER

Background: Anemia is common in patients with HF with a prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Studies have shown that these patients have worse outcomes compared to those who don’t. The most common etiology remains iron deficiency [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PUMPING IRON: MANAGEMENT OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (HF) ON THE TEXAS-MEXICAN BORDER

Abstract Number: 209

VARIATION IN USE AND OUTCOMES OF MIDLINE CATHETERS: A MULTI-CENTER STUDY

Background: Midline vascular catheters are gaining popularity in clinical practice. However, patterns of use and outcomes related to these devices are not well known.Methods: Trained abstractors collected detailed patient-, device- and outcome data from medical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on VARIATION IN USE AND OUTCOMES OF MIDLINE CATHETERS: A MULTI-CENTER STUDY

Abstract Number: 200

SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE OUTCOMES: GENDER AND RACIAL DISPARITIES

Background: Despite advances in treatment modalities, systolic heart failure carries a high risk of mortality. Several studies have shown that patients with systolic heart failure also experience frequent hospitalization. Although several medical and surgical intervention [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE OUTCOMES: GENDER AND RACIAL DISPARITIES

Abstract Number: 198

POOR OUTCOMES OF CARDIAC ARREST: IMPACT OF AGE, GENDER AND RACE

Background: Cardiac arrest is a major cause of in-hospital mortality and morbidity. Despite advances in treatment and several interventions to target mortality and improve outcomes, cardiac arrest continues to be a major cause of morbidity [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on POOR OUTCOMES OF CARDIAC ARREST: IMPACT OF AGE, GENDER AND RACE

Abstract Number: 197

OUTCOMES OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Background: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a frequent cause of hospitalization. It results in significant mortality and morbidity. Several studies have examined the mortality associated with PE and improvements seen with different modalities of treatment. However, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Abstract Number: 195

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is linked to adverse outcomes. Presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in these patients has been shown to be an independent risk factor. Outcomes of patients with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

Abstract Number: 194

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Background: It is well-known that development of acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is associated with adverse outcomes. However, estimates of adverse outcomes in these patients has not been well-characterized. Reliable and accurate estimates [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Abstract Number: 192

CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN TYPE II DIABETES MELLITUS

Background: Hyperglycemia and hyperosmolarity are frequent causes of hospitalization in patients with type II Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). As a result, these conditions are associated with increased mortality, morbidity and increased health costs. This study examines [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN TYPE II DIABETES MELLITUS

Abstract Number: 165

PREDICTIVE ABILITY OF THE CHANGE IN RED CELL DISTRIBUTION WIDTH FOR ACUTE HEART FAILURE HOSPITALIZATION AND BEYOND

Background: Acute heart failure (AHF) hospitalization is about one million hospital admissions per year and has tripled in the last 30 years in the United States. These illustrate the importance of recognizing early signs of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on PREDICTIVE ABILITY OF THE CHANGE IN RED CELL DISTRIBUTION WIDTH FOR ACUTE HEART FAILURE HOSPITALIZATION AND BEYOND

Abstract Number: 155

HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Background: Anemia in patients with heart failure (HF) is common. Data reported shows a variable prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Additionally, it has also been demonstrated that it is associated with poor outcomes. Multiple risk factors [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Abstract Number: 152

ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOECONOMIC AND RACIAL DISPARITIES WITH HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION AND OUTCOMES IN OPIOID OVERDOSE RELATED HOSPITALIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: INSIGHTS FROM NATIONAL INPATIENT SAMPLE FROM 2012 THROUGH 2014

Background: While prescription opioids have a role in treating certain pain conditions, their injudicious use has led to an epidemic with myriad adverse outcomes. We sought to evaluate the association of socioeconomic and racial disparities [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOECONOMIC AND RACIAL DISPARITIES WITH HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION AND OUTCOMES IN OPIOID OVERDOSE RELATED HOSPITALIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: INSIGHTS FROM NATIONAL INPATIENT SAMPLE FROM 2012 THROUGH 2014

Abstract Number: 121

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONGST PATIENTS WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF COLO RECTAL CANCER

Background: Introduction: Colorectal cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the United States. It is the second most common cause of death in the united states. Despite universal advocacy for screening colonoscopies and early [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on RACIAL DISPARITIES IN TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONGST PATIENTS WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF COLO RECTAL CANCER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 123

Native Joint Septic Arthritis: Comparison of Outcomes with Surgical and Medical Management

Background: Septic arthritis (SA) of native joints has an incidence rate of 4-12 per 100,000 person-years. In 2012, there were 36, 539 hospitalizations for SA in US non-VA hospitals and costed the US healthcare system [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:32+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Native Joint Septic Arthritis: Comparison of Outcomes with Surgical and Medical Management

HM2018 Abstract Number: 125

MORBID OBESITY AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENT WITH DIABETIC FOOT COMPLICATIONS

Background: Patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) experience large burdens of morbidity, mortality, and hospital costs. Over a third of patients with diabetes will develop DFUs in their lifetime; and almost half of these patients [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on MORBID OBESITY AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENT WITH DIABETIC FOOT COMPLICATIONS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 359

ECONOMIC BURDEN OF OVERT HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY AND PHARMACOECONOMIC IMPACT OF RIFAXIMIN

Background: Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a common neurological complication in patients with cirrhosis. In addition to numerous morbidity-related issues, HE is associated with substantial economic burden. Treatment includes lactulose or rifaximin, a nonsystemic antibiotic that [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ECONOMIC BURDEN OF OVERT HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY AND PHARMACOECONOMIC IMPACT OF RIFAXIMIN

HM2017 Abstract Number: 101

EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE MODEL OF CARE ON POST-ACUTE OUTCOMES IN A TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT

Background: The convergence of rising post-acute health care costs with incomparable outcomes havemade reform a priority resulting in the development of new models of care that often extend the scope of practice andjob duties among [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:05:10+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE MODEL OF CARE ON POST-ACUTE OUTCOMES IN A TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT

HM2017 Abstract Number: 251

IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES BY STANDARDIZING INTRAHOSPITAL TRANSFER PROCESS

Background: Transfers to academic tertiary care centers often involve complicated patients requiring subspecialty consultation and coordination of care.   Therefore appropriate handoff and communication from sending to receiving institution is needed to streamline care and minimize [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:50:55+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES BY STANDARDIZING INTRAHOSPITAL TRANSFER PROCESS