Patient Communication

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Abstract Number: 296

PATIENTS’ PERSPECTIVES ON WHITEBOARDS AS BEDSIDE VISUAL TOOLS TO ENHANCE COMMUNICATION – A MIXED METHODS STUDY

Background: Inpatient bedside whiteboards enhance patient-provider communication and satisfaction with care, but little is known about patients’ perspectives on the whiteboards. Our objectives were to understand patients’ views on the usability and design/content of these [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:58:54-04:00 March 18th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ PERSPECTIVES ON WHITEBOARDS AS BEDSIDE VISUAL TOOLS TO ENHANCE COMMUNICATION – A MIXED METHODS STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 765

LEVOFLOXACIN-INDUCED MYOCLONUS

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old man with stage 5 chronic kidney disease was admitted to the hospital with four days of new, uncontrollable muscle twitching. One week prior, he had undergone incision and drainage of a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:57-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LEVOFLOXACIN-INDUCED MYOCLONUS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 13

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANT SUPPORT ON RESIDENT INPATIENT TEAMS TO ADDRESS THE HIGH SERVICE VS. EDUCATION IMBALANCE

Background: On the 2016 ACGME survey, our Internal Medicine residents indicated that our service vs. education rating was at 47% compared to the national average of 69%.Purpose: To decrease resident physician workload to improve our [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:12:50-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANT SUPPORT ON RESIDENT INPATIENT TEAMS TO ADDRESS THE HIGH SERVICE VS. EDUCATION IMBALANCE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 335

IMPACT OF POST-DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION OF CARE ON CLINIC FOLLOW-UP AND HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES

Background: Recurrent hospitalizations are responsible for considerable health care costs. This retrospective observational study was undertaken to determine whether timely communication of care (COC), such as direct phone call or voicemail notice, following a hospitalization [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:07-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on IMPACT OF POST-DISCHARGE COMMUNICATION OF CARE ON CLINIC FOLLOW-UP AND HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES