VTE Prophylaxis

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Abstract Number: Oral

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR VTE IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of preventable hospital death. National guidelinesrecommend VTE prophylaxis for all medical patients not at low risk. Several VTE risk prediction models have been developed, but no US [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:50:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR VTE IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 204

THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE

Background: Health information technology (HIT) has the potential to decrease rates of hospital-acquired conditions. The Patient Safety Learning Lab (PSLL) developed a suite of HIT tools to engage patients, families, and providers in identifying, assessing, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 296

Utilizing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) to perform a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement Initiative

Background: Despite strong performance on Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Core Measures, our institutional approach to VTE prophylaxis placed significant burden on providers through frequent automated alerts. Within our Electronic Medical Record (EMR), provider alerts triggered when [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Utilizing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) to perform a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement Initiative

HM2018 Abstract Number: 86

Is objective mobility data associated with pharmacologic venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis use among hospitalized older adults?

Background: Clinical practice guidelines state that mobility is supposed to play an important role in determining use and duration of pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis. This study examines whether measured mobility levels relate to pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on Is objective mobility data associated with pharmacologic venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis use among hospitalized older adults?