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“LESS IS MORE WHEN MORE IS TOO MUCH”: REDUCTION OF UNNECESSARY LAB ORDERS ON INPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES

Background: The practice of routinely ordering daily labs not based on clinical indication on patients in the hospital is a wasteful clinical practice. Routine daily labs can also lead to patient harm by causing pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on “LESS IS MORE WHEN MORE IS TOO MUCH”: REDUCTION OF UNNECESSARY LAB ORDERS ON INPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES

A CHARACTERIZATION OF RESIDENT WORK ROUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES

Background: Resident work rounds (RWR) serve as the venue for team-based patient interaction, subsequent patient care planning, and education through didactics and observation. However, the expectations of RWR are unclear; do residents continue to see [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on A CHARACTERIZATION OF RESIDENT WORK ROUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES

A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT INVESTIGATING METHODS TO OPTIMIZE CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS (CSD’s) DURING INPATIENT ADMISSIONS

Background: CSD’s are an integral component of the inpatient admission process. However, despite their importance, CSD’s are not performed during all admissions. Residents physicians, who are at the forefront of the admission process, are rarely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Quality Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT INVESTIGATING METHODS TO OPTIMIZE CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS (CSD’s) DURING INPATIENT ADMISSIONS

EFFECT OF TEACHING TEAM STRUCTURE ON RATES OF NURSING AND FAMILY ATTENDANCE DURING FAMILY CENTERED ROUNDS

Background: Family centered rounds (FCR) was first defined by Sisterhen in 2007 as “interdisciplinary work rounds at the bedside in which patient and family share in the control of the management plan as well as [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:52+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF TEACHING TEAM STRUCTURE ON RATES OF NURSING AND FAMILY ATTENDANCE DURING FAMILY CENTERED ROUNDS

EMPOWERING MEDICINE RESIDENTS TO THINK BEFORE ORDERING DAILY LABS. A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STUDY.

Background: Healthcare costs are a challenge; for the greatest impact, high-value care education should begin early in residency training. Routine lab ordering for hospitalized patients is a well-known cause of high costs. This study utilized [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:52+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on EMPOWERING MEDICINE RESIDENTS TO THINK BEFORE ORDERING DAILY LABS. A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STUDY.

FINDING SUPPORT ON THE WARDS: INTRODUCTION OF A DISCHARGE LIAISON TO REDUCE WORK COMPRESSION AND IMPROVE TRAINEE EDUCATION AND WELLNESS IN INPATIENT INTERNAL MEDICINE

Background: At academic centers the work of discharge planning has historically fallen on housestaff. The medical education community’s efforts to improve the trainee experience have led to an iterative process of duty hour reform and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on FINDING SUPPORT ON THE WARDS: INTRODUCTION OF A DISCHARGE LIAISON TO REDUCE WORK COMPRESSION AND IMPROVE TRAINEE EDUCATION AND WELLNESS IN INPATIENT INTERNAL MEDICINE

GOALS OF CARE INFORMATION RARELY DOCUMENTED FOR CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS, EVEN AFTER A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Background: Internal medicine residents face multiple barriers to participating in and documenting goals of care (GOC) meetings in the intensive care unit (ICU). Barriers include heavy workloads, need for urgent stabilization of critically ill patients, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on GOALS OF CARE INFORMATION RARELY DOCUMENTED FOR CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS, EVEN AFTER A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

HOW INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS VIEW THEIR WORK: WORK ENGAGEMENT AND BURNOUT

Background: Based on the study “Jobs, Careers, Callings: People’s Relations to their Work,” we wanted to see whether how residents intrinsically view their occupation affects their work engagement and burnout. We used the same three [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on HOW INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS VIEW THEIR WORK: WORK ENGAGEMENT AND BURNOUT

IMPROVEMENT IN DISCHARGE DELAYS THROUGH PHARMACIST COLLABORATION AND RESIDENT EDUCATION

Background: Discharging patients in an efficient manner improves patient satisfaction and hospital throughput. In this project, we sought to improve patient throughput as well as benefit resident education. Prior to our project, 75% of patient [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on IMPROVEMENT IN DISCHARGE DELAYS THROUGH PHARMACIST COLLABORATION AND RESIDENT EDUCATION

IMPROVING THE CATCH: INNOVATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCES TO ENHANCE TRANSITIONAL CARE COMMUNICATION AND RESIDENT EDUCATION

Background: Communication between hospital and outpatient clinicians is a key component to successful care transitions for older adults, yet this communication is frequently lacking. In addition, residents in academic medical centers are not routinely provided [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on IMPROVING THE CATCH: INNOVATIVE VIDEO CONFERENCES TO ENHANCE TRANSITIONAL CARE COMMUNICATION AND RESIDENT EDUCATION

INPATIENT CROSS-COVER EXPERT CONSENSUS GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL AND SURGICAL RESIDENTS: A DELPHI ANALYSIS

Background: Cross-cover is defined as caring for hospitalized patients for whom one is not the primary provider. This is a common, daily practice for residents and hospitalists. It has been demonstrated that the primary intern [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on INPATIENT CROSS-COVER EXPERT CONSENSUS GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL AND SURGICAL RESIDENTS: A DELPHI ANALYSIS

RESIDENT AND FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS (MDR) INSTITUTED AT A COMMUNITY-BASED HOSPITAL TO REDUCE INPATIENT LENGTH OF STAY (LOS).

Background: Multidisciplinary (MDR) team rounds were established at Halifax hospital as daily, dedicated interactions between varying members of the care team on each inpatient floor. Members of the care team include physicians, nurses, physical therapists, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on RESIDENT AND FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROUNDS (MDR) INSTITUTED AT A COMMUNITY-BASED HOSPITAL TO REDUCE INPATIENT LENGTH OF STAY (LOS).

SHINING LIGHT ON THE BLACK BOX OF ERROR REPORTING: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERPROFESSIONAL SAFETY HUDDLE

Background: New ACGME Core requirements require active resident engagement in patient safety. Our institution’s most recent AHRQ Culture of Safety survey revealed poor ratings from residents for closed-loop feedback on event reports they had submitted. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on SHINING LIGHT ON THE BLACK BOX OF ERROR REPORTING: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERPROFESSIONAL SAFETY HUDDLE