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ACCURACY AND IMPLICATIONS OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE , EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS TO TRIAGE TO THE MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Background: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds are limited, so effective triage is important for resource utilization. However, inappropriate triage of critically ill patients to non ICU settings can lead to poor patient outcomes, as early [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:08:57+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on ACCURACY AND IMPLICATIONS OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE , EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS TO TRIAGE TO THE MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

CARDIOVASCULAR EMERGENCIES IN HOSPITAL PRIMARY CARE: ROLE FOR THE INITIAL NURSE TRIAGE SYSTEM

Background: Emergency medicine doctors should take care of patients with a wide range of illnesses at various emergency levels from non-urgent level to that requiring immediate medical attention. Among those, cardiovascular emergencies are not so [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on CARDIOVASCULAR EMERGENCIES IN HOSPITAL PRIMARY CARE: ROLE FOR THE INITIAL NURSE TRIAGE SYSTEM

DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL TO CONTEXTUALIZE AND MANAGE THE HOSPITAL ADMISSION PROCESS

Background: Both inappropriate hospital admissions and inappropriate discharges from the ED are associated with adverse patient outcomes. Little is known about the accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of the hospital admission triage process. Purpose: We sought [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL TO CONTEXTUALIZE AND MANAGE THE HOSPITAL ADMISSION PROCESS

EXCEL AT TRIAGING: USING MICROSOFT’S WEB QUERY FUNCTIONALITY TO STREAMLINE THE TRIAGING PROCESS

Background: Triaging patients from the emergency room, an outside hospital or a service-line within your institution can be a challenging endeavor regardless of the size of your group. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on EXCEL AT TRIAGING: USING MICROSOFT’S WEB QUERY FUNCTIONALITY TO STREAMLINE THE TRIAGING PROCESS

IMPROVING INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE SKILLS THROUGH FACULTY ON-BOARDING

Background: Interhospital transfer is a poorly understood transition of care that is associated with increased length of stay and mortality. The processes and communication between transferring and accepting facilities and providers are not standardized.Purpose: Hospitalist [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on IMPROVING INTERHOSPITAL TRANSFER TRIAGE SKILLS THROUGH FACULTY ON-BOARDING

IMPROVING HOSPITAL DISASTER RESPONSE BY AUGMENTING HOSPITAL SURGE CAPACITY: A ROLE FOR HOSPITALISTS

Background: Hospital disaster response has historically been the purview of emergency medicine and surgery, without significant involvement of hospitalists themselves or consideration of how mass casualty incidents impact the hospital as a whole. However, many [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:48+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on IMPROVING HOSPITAL DISASTER RESPONSE BY AUGMENTING HOSPITAL SURGE CAPACITY: A ROLE FOR HOSPITALISTS

TRANSFER WITHIN 12 HOURS OF HOSPITALIST ADMISSION TO THE MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (MICU): A LOOK AT THE HOSPITALIST, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND ICU PROVIDERS PERCEPTION OF INITIAL TRIAGE

Background: Our goal was to evaluate the group of patients that are admitted to the Medicine service under the care of our hospitalist team and then transferred to the medical intensive care unit (MICU) within [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on TRANSFER WITHIN 12 HOURS OF HOSPITALIST ADMISSION TO THE MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (MICU): A LOOK AT THE HOSPITALIST, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND ICU PROVIDERS PERCEPTION OF INITIAL TRIAGE