At Mount Sinai Hospital, Choosing Wisely’s guidelines for hospital medicine inspired Harry Cho, MD, FACP, and his colleagues to work on the rates...
With the value conversation well underway, Choosing Wisely is shifting focus to implementation.
Considering all readmissions within 30 days of discharge in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program would modestly increase the number of...
A high-value care rounding tool could be used to measure the relationship between HVC behaviors and actual patient outcomes.
The project demonstrated a trend toward less telemetry use, fewer catheters ordered, and more selective utilization of catheters in sicker...
From the Society
Conducting a successful quality improvement project requires one to be forward-looking.
A new model for improving patient transitions from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities significantly decreased SNF length of stay, readmission...
Two scheduling patterns are emerging in hospital medicine – smaller programs are utilizing a Monday to Friday schedule and larger programs are...
While antibiotic stewardship is an issue relevant to nearly all hospitalists, for pediatric patients the considerations can be unique.
Researchers looked at the link between readmission rates and overall hospital risk-adjusted quality measurements.