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HM2018 Abstract Number: 349

PHYSICIAN PERCEPTIONS OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS ON HOSPITALIST TEAMS

Background: Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) play a growing role within hospital medicine groups. We studied physician perceptions of NPs and PAs in Hospital Medicine and identified factors that impact these perceptions.Methods: Data [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Uncategorized, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN PERCEPTIONS OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS ON HOSPITALIST TEAMS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 285

DOCUMENTATION DOUBLE PLAY: USING CONTENT AND DATA TOOLS TO MEASURE PROVIDER EFFICIENCY

Background: Electronic health record (EHR) systems are used by a majority of US hospitals. EHR use has been associated with increased task complexity, clinical data volume and provider documentation demands. Studies of multiple specialties suggest [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DOCUMENTATION DOUBLE PLAY: USING CONTENT AND DATA TOOLS TO MEASURE PROVIDER EFFICIENCY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 186

THE DOCTOR IS IN: OVERHAULING AN ED ADMISSION PROCESS TO EMPHASIZE THE INITIAL PHYSICIAN-PATIENT ENCOUNTER

Background: Patients often must wait several hours before being seen by an admitting attending physician. Protracted admit wait times are undeniably associated with delays in care, patient and family dissatisfaction, and very likely increased lengths of [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:35:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE DOCTOR IS IN: OVERHAULING AN ED ADMISSION PROCESS TO EMPHASIZE THE INITIAL PHYSICIAN-PATIENT ENCOUNTER

HM2016 Abstract Number: 879

Sepsis Masked by Initial Trauma Presentation: A Case Illustrating Physician Bias

Case Presentation: A 36-year old-white female originally presented to the emergency department (ED) per ambulance as a trauma patient after being found down earlier that evening at home. Initial Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score was [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Sepsis Masked by Initial Trauma Presentation: A Case Illustrating Physician Bias