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Abstract Number: 404

READMISSIONS: DO PATIENT PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTH AND CARE IMPACT HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES?

Background: Unplanned hospital readmissions are a burden on patients and cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars each year in the United States1. Multi-component interventions have been the most effective at readmission reduction.2. But with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:34-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on READMISSIONS: DO PATIENT PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTH AND CARE IMPACT HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES?

Abstract Number: 396

PATIENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF DISCHARGE INFORMATION ELEMENTS

Background: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recommends a structured, patient-centered discharge communication process. To create patient-centered discharge communication, it is vital to understand the information that patients value upon discharge. Little is known [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:22-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF DISCHARGE INFORMATION ELEMENTS

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 | 2019-03-11T14:20:14-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH TO HEALTH (PATH): OUTCOME ANALYSIS OF INTERDISCIPLINARY BEDSIDE ROUNDING

Abstract Number: 31

A STUDY ON INTERNET USE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

Background: Hospitalized patients often crave information about their illness. As many as 70% of outpatients use the internet for this purpose. However, little is known about how often hospitalized patients search for medical information online.Methods: [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:44-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on A STUDY ON INTERNET USE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

Abstract Number: 24

IS YOUR PATIENT IN SHAPE FOR DISCHARGE?

Background: A fifth of older adults discharged from the hospital require readmission within 30 days. Readmissions impose an enormous burden on both patients and the healthcare system. Previous investigations have found that less than half [...]

By | 2019-03-18T14:01:18-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on IS YOUR PATIENT IN SHAPE FOR DISCHARGE?

HM2016 Abstract Number: 201

Building a Comprehensive Patient-Centered Readmission Reduction Program

Background: Traditional readmission case review processes at our tertiary-care academic institution failed to identify obvious target processes for readmission reduction.  Looking for a more nuanced method of readmission review, we turned to our patients.   We [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on Building a Comprehensive Patient-Centered Readmission Reduction Program