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DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Background: Initial management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) aims towards aggressive fluid resuscitation to maintain hemodynamic stability. Existing evidence regarding benefit of early endoscopy is unclear with some studies suggesting mortality benefits and some [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Consultative Medicine, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Is the Grass Really Greener? Impact of Inter-Hospital Transfer on the Outcomes of Super-Utilizers

Background:  A small population of patients disproportionately consume an increasing share of medical resources.  These super-utilizers often have complex medical and psychosocial conditions that require carefully coordinated, individualized care.  As this population drives unplanned readmissions, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Is the Grass Really Greener? Impact of Inter-Hospital Transfer on the Outcomes of Super-Utilizers

THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION

Background: The United States sees over 35 million hospital discharges a year with a 20% readmission rate. Unplanned readmissions amount to 20 billion dollars annually. Efforts to prevent readmissions impact patient’s overall morbidity/mortality and alleviate [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION