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BACK TO THE BEDSIDE: UNITING MEDICAL EDUCATION AND INTERPROFESSIONAL ROUNDS

Background: Interprofessional rounding has improved patient safety and provider engagement (1). Our institution implemented interdisciplinary patient rounds (IPR) similarly described in the literature (2). Despite praise for our nursing safety checklist, declining emphasis on bedside [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on BACK TO THE BEDSIDE: UNITING MEDICAL EDUCATION AND INTERPROFESSIONAL ROUNDS

Collaboration is Key

Background: Hospital readmissions continue to remain prevalent despite their negative impact on patient outcomes and economic cost. One in five Medicare beneficiaries is expected to be readmitted within 30 days. As a result, strategies to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on Collaboration is Key

GEOGRAPHICALLY LOCALIZED MEDICINE HOUSE-STAFF TEAMS AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Background: In most hospitals, physicians provide care to patients across multiple units while nurses are often unit-based, resulting in team dispersion, and potentially impairing teamwork. Geographically localized care teams may demonstrate improved communication between team [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:46+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on GEOGRAPHICALLY LOCALIZED MEDICINE HOUSE-STAFF TEAMS AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE

INTER-PROFESSIONAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION PROCESS FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Accurate medication reconciliation during transitions of care can decrease medication related adverse drug events. The Joint Commission has prioritized medication reconciliation as one of the national patient safety goals. Effective pharmacist-physician-patient collaboration can improve [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on INTER-PROFESSIONAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION PROCESS FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

RESUSCITATION OF A TWO-WAY TEXTING PLATFORM TO ENHANCE SAFE AND EFFICIENT COMMUNICATION USING ITERATIVE APP PILOTING,FEEDBACK AND ENHANCEMENT

Background: Joint Commission has identified “communication” as the third most frequent root cause of sentinel events.1 Alpha-numeric pagers are common for communication among healthcare professionals. Pagers are not HIPAA compliant and communication through pagers often [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:48+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on RESUSCITATION OF A TWO-WAY TEXTING PLATFORM TO ENHANCE SAFE AND EFFICIENT COMMUNICATION USING ITERATIVE APP PILOTING,FEEDBACK AND ENHANCEMENT

STILL EFFECTIVE WELL AFTER KINDERGARTEN: HOW A LOW TECH (STICKER CHART!) INTERVENTION HELPED DOUBLE RATES OF HOSPITAL DISCHARGE BEFORE NOON

Background: Hospital discharges before noon have become a common institutional goal in order to improve hospital throughput, reduce emergency department boarding time, and enhance patient satisfaction. Evaluation of baseline rates at Brigham and Women's Faulkner [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on STILL EFFECTIVE WELL AFTER KINDERGARTEN: HOW A LOW TECH (STICKER CHART!) INTERVENTION HELPED DOUBLE RATES OF HOSPITAL DISCHARGE BEFORE NOON

USING AN INTENSIVE FEEDBACK CURRICULUM TO IMPACT MEDICAL RESIDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAMWORK BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES

Background: Medical errors in hospitals are a significant threat to patient safety and often result from poor communication or poorly-activated interprofessional teams. Despite a recent focus on interprofessional education (IPE) in pre-clinical years and simulation [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:39+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on USING AN INTENSIVE FEEDBACK CURRICULUM TO IMPACT MEDICAL RESIDENT INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAMWORK BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES