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Abstract Number: 300

DOES EHR EFFICIENCY AFFECT QUALITY OF CARE FOR HOSPITAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS?

Background: Hospitalists balance efficiency and quality in their daily practice. How a physician’s time management affects care quality is unknown. Accordingly, we aimed to compare the EHR efficiency of hospitalists, as measured by their time [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:55:39-04:00 March 18th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DOES EHR EFFICIENCY AFFECT QUALITY OF CARE FOR HOSPITAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS?

Abstract Number: 447

DEVELOPING HOSPITALIST LEADERS TO STANDARDIZE CARE AND IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

Background: As hospital reimbursement models and publicly available CMS ratings place a stronger emphasis on improved patient throughput, safety, and satisfaction, it has become increasingly important for hospitals to develop cohesive care teams aligned with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:39-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DEVELOPING HOSPITALIST LEADERS TO STANDARDIZE CARE AND IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

Abstract Number: 313

A MULTIFACETED HOSPITALIST LED QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE TO CREATE A CULTURE OF CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT

Background: In an attempt to enhance the quality of the care we deliver as a Group in the hospital, we undertook the formation of a Quality Assurance Committee. It is composed of 3 MD’s, one [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:23-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A MULTIFACETED HOSPITALIST LED QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE TO CREATE A CULTURE OF CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT

Abstract Number: 269

THE PROVIDERS DID WHAT?! WORKFLOW-DRIVEN DECISION SUPPORT OF INPATIENT QUALITY MEASURES

Background: Nebraska Medicine is dedicated to the continuous, goal-directed improvement of: 1. Central venous catheter (CVC) duration 2. Indwelling urinary catheter (IUC) duration 3. Telemetry duration 4. VTE prophylaxis 5. Non-violent restraint order renewal Clinical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:20-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on THE PROVIDERS DID WHAT?! WORKFLOW-DRIVEN DECISION SUPPORT OF INPATIENT QUALITY MEASURES

Abstract Number: 240

USE OF THE PROJECT IMPACT DISCHARGE TRANSITION BUNDLE TO REDUCE ASTHMA READMISSIONS: A RETROSPECTIVE MULTIFACTORIAL ANALYSIS

Background: Asthma is the leading chronic disease in children with prevalence approaching 10%. Barriers to follow up care, poor access to medication and lack of disease education pose a threat to patient safety and increase [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:35-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on USE OF THE PROJECT IMPACT DISCHARGE TRANSITION BUNDLE TO REDUCE ASTHMA READMISSIONS: A RETROSPECTIVE MULTIFACTORIAL ANALYSIS

Abstract Number: 111

INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Aggressive EOL treatments in advanced cancer patients are associated with low-value care and frequently lead to unnecessary hospitalizations. Since 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and Centers for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:25-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

THE MODEL TO AMPLIFY THE MISSING POTENTIAL (AMP) OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS STRUGGLING TO IMPROVE QUALITY: RESULTS FROM A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Some healthcare organizations struggle to improve quality. Identifying characteristics associated with underperformance may help inform approaches to improvement. Therefore, we sought to: (a) Identify organizational factors associated with low-performing healthcare organizations and (b) propose [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:35:17-04:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on THE MODEL TO AMPLIFY THE MISSING POTENTIAL (AMP) OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS STRUGGLING TO IMPROVE QUALITY: RESULTS FROM A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

HM2018 Abstract Number: 255

Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

Background: Standardizing inter-shift handoff procedures enhances continuity of care and quality with an associated reduction in preventable medical errors. This is particularly relevant in the inpatient oncology population where patients have a relatively high morbidity/mortality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

HM2018 Abstract Number: 47

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RESIDENT-CREATED EXPERIENTIAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY CURRICULUM FOR MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

Background: Quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) methods are being used to drive positive change in healthcare. To date, these efforts have led to slow and inconsistent change. Insufficient expertise remains a significant rate-limiting step [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RESIDENT-CREATED EXPERIENTIAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY CURRICULUM FOR MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO