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Society of Hospital Medicine Announces Annual Research, Innovation, and Clinical Vignette Poster Winners


 

Four hospitalist research teams were announced as winners of the 2012 Research, Innovation, and Clinical Vignette poster competition at HM12 in San Diego. More than 500 posters were judged this year, the most in competition history.

Research

Title: Veterans Administration Acute Care 30-Day Mortality Model: Development, Validation, and Performance Variation

Team: Eduard Vasilevskis, MD, Annette Christianson, MS, James Deddens, PhD, Siva Sivaganesin, PhD3, Ron Freyberg, MS, Timothy Hofer, MD, MSc, Peter Almenoff, MD, Marta Render, MD; VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tenn.; Department of Veterans Affairs, Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Mich., Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Click here to view the abstract.

Innovation

Title: Accountable Care Unit on a Medical Ward in a Teaching Hospital: A New Care Model Designed To Improve Patient and Hospital Outcomes

Team: Christina Payne, MD, Dapo Odetoyinbo, MD, Bryan Castle, RN, MBA, Amanda Methvin, MD, John Vazquez, MD, Molly Burleson, RN, Dustin Smith, MD, Daniel Dressler, MD, MSc, Jason Stein, MD; Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Ga., Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga.

Click here to view the abstract.

Clinical Vignette – Adult

Title: Moo Is the Clue

Team: Rafina Khateeb, MD, Min Jiang, MD, Tejal Gandhi, MD; University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich

Click here to view the abstract.

Clinical Vignette - Pediatric

Title: Rare Cause of Lack of Expected Weight Gain in an Infant

Team: Jonathan Chiles, MD, Christrine Hrach, MD; Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

Click here to view the abstract.

View all of the 2012 RIV abstracts via the HM12 at Hand app.

Jason Carris is editor of The Hospitalist.

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