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PHM16: Pediatric Hospital Medicine Leaders Kick Off 2016 Conference

Speaker: Lisa Zaoutis, MD, Pediatric Residency Program Director at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Amid the skyscrapers of the Windy City, Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) 2016 swept into town, bringing with it the denizens of pediatric hospitalist programs across the country. Some 1,150 attendees, comprised of hospitalists, PHM program leaders, and advanced care practitioners, gathered… [Read More]

PHM16: Tips on Meeting Needs of Children with a Medical Complexity

Presenters: Mary L Ehlenbach, MD, FAAP; Megan Z Cardoso, MD, FAAP; and Christina Kleier, ARNP, PNP This session at PHM16 was focused on logistical tips on how to build a pediatric complex care program.  Presenters opened with a discussion of how to define children with medical complexity going through a variety of different methods including… [Read More]

PHM16: Visual Clues Can Help Establish a Diagnosis

PHM16’s Visual Diagnosis: Signs and Why They Matter session led by Dr. Kenneth Roberts and guest presenters was a review of case presentations in which visual clues were vital to establishing a diagnosis. Though much of the content was presented with pictures, the emphasis was placed on the importance of correct diagnosis to avoid both… [Read More]

Annual Meeting Highlights Latest Research, Project Completion

One of the things that Jennifer Feighner, MD, cheerfully came away with at HM16 was how to better complete a task that is distinctly uncheerful but also important to any high-performing hospital: how to collect the data of the dead. The quality improvement session “Reducing Inpatient Mortality: A Standardized Approach to Identify Preventable Deaths” demonstrated still… [Read More]