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IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY OUTCOMES AMONG PATIENTS TRANSFERRED FROM AN OUTSIDE FACILITY: A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Background: Advances in technology and life-sustaining interventions afford patients access to a wider network of subspecialized care through inter-facility transfers. Implicit in these transfers are multiple complex steps that leave patients vulnerable to adverse events. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Patient Safety, Uncategorized|Comments Off on IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY OUTCOMES AMONG PATIENTS TRANSFERRED FROM AN OUTSIDE FACILITY: A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING THE INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE PROCESS

Background: Interhospital transfer is a necessary part of patient care in an increasingly complex healthcare environment. However, it is an ill-defined process that has been associated with increased mortality, cost, and length of stay, even [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING THE INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE PROCESS