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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+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on A STUDY ON INTERNET USE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

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+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on Building a Comprehensive Patient-Centered Readmission Reduction Program

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

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+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF DISCHARGE INFORMATION ELEMENTS

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+00:00 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?