Focus on patient experience to cut readmission rates
November 2, 2018
Key issues might not be captured in standard postdischarge surveys.
Hospital-level care coordination strategies and the patient experience
October 2, 2018
Does patient experience correlate with specific hospital care coordination and transition strategies, and if so, which strategies most strongly correlate with higher patient experience scores?
Patient transfers between hospitals contribute substantially to CDI burden
August 29, 2018
Patient-sharing networks contribute substantially to the spread of CDI, underscoring the importance of regional efforts to minimize health care–associated infections.
Making the referral and navigating care
August 8, 2018
Hospitalists must consider how to best identify patients and conditions appropriate for transitions of care.
Prompting during rounds decreases lab utilization in patients nearing discharge
June 26, 2018
Does prompting hospitalists during interdisciplinary rounds to discontinue lab orders on patients nearing discharge result in a decrease in lab testing?
Do hospitalists improve inpatient outcomes?
April 17, 2018
It is paramount that we use all available resources to gain a deep understanding of the patient in as short a time as possible.
Session to cover expanding HM scope of practice to pre- and posthospitalization care
April 11, 2018
“As hospital medicine continues to advance, we are being asked to help hospitals and health care systems with challenges that extend beyond the hospital."
A SNF-based enhanced care program may help reduce 30-day readmissions
April 2, 2018
Does introduction of an Enhanced Care Program affect 30-day readmissions of patients discharged from an acute care hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF)?
New tool improves hand-off communications
March 19, 2018
One of the riskiest transitions that patients go through is when they change levels of care.
Journal of Hospital Medicine – Jan. 2018
January 24, 2018
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