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Abstract Number: 413

PRESSURE POINTS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY USING LEAN METHODOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND INTERDISCIPLINARY FRONTLINE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE ON DAY OF DISCHARGE

Background: As patient turnover increases, inpatients and providers may feel pressure during discharge preparation. Hospitals emphasize early daily discharge to improve throughput and decrease length of stay. At our academic center, providers often report feeling [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on PRESSURE POINTS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY USING LEAN METHODOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND INTERDISCIPLINARY FRONTLINE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE ON DAY OF DISCHARGE

Abstract Number: 298

PHYSICIAN COGNITIVE LOAD AND THE RISK OF BURNOUT AMONG US PHYSICIANS

Background: Medicine is complex with extraneous workload impacting the daily flow of physicians. This may contribute to an increased risk of burnout (BO). Cognitive load from complex systems can decrease performance and increase risk of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN COGNITIVE LOAD AND THE RISK OF BURNOUT AMONG US PHYSICIANS

Abstract Number: 282

ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT: AN INPATIENT STRUCTURE FOR SUSTAINED IMPROVEMENT

Background: Financial incentives motivate hospitals to focus on improving patient experience, quality indicators, and efficiency metrics. Efforts to geographically staff hospitalists have renewed the focus on quality improvement efforts at the inpatient unit level. However, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT: AN INPATIENT STRUCTURE FOR SUSTAINED IMPROVEMENT

Abstract Number: 271

GMS ESCALATE: THE “EASY” BUTTON FOR TEAMS ENCOUNTERING BARRIERS TO PATIENT CARE PROGRESSION

Background: Many efforts to improve bed availability in hospitals with high occupancy focus on encouraging providers to discharge patients earlier in the day without making substantial changes to workflows or to address barriers to patient [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:22+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on GMS ESCALATE: THE “EASY” BUTTON FOR TEAMS ENCOUNTERING BARRIERS TO PATIENT CARE PROGRESSION

Abstract Number: 84

STANDARDIZATION OF ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER HOSPITAL MEDICINE ONBOARDING: DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW HIRE ONBOARDING CHECKLIST

Background: Advanced practice providers (APPs) such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants have become an important addition to the hospital medicine team with the growing demand for physician providers. As APPs experience variable exposure to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on STANDARDIZATION OF ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER HOSPITAL MEDICINE ONBOARDING: DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW HIRE ONBOARDING CHECKLIST

HM2018 Abstract Number: 208

SAVE THEM THE POKE: REDUCING VENIPUNCTURES IN ADULT HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Obtaining blood work through venipuncture is an important part of the diagnosis and management of hospitalized patients. Through formal and informal patient complaints, we found that patients admitted to the University of Colorado Hospital [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on SAVE THEM THE POKE: REDUCING VENIPUNCTURES IN ADULT HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS