Transitions of Care
Does the trauma of hospitalization increase the risk of 30-day readmission or ED visit rate?
Can an individualized, multicomponent exercise program help reverse functional and cognitive decline in acutely hospitalized, elderly patients?
What information is needed on discharge to reduce anticoagulant adverse drug events (ADEs)?
Does additional physical therapy reduce length of stay and improve outcomes?
Teamwork creates success at one institution.
Hospitalists and physical therapists can together achieve high-value care during and following a hospitalization.
SAN DIEGO – Most ICU patients older than age 65 years had no documented advance care planning.
As health care becomes ever more complex, high-functioning hospital medicine groups are needed to navigate it.
It provided a means of enabling standardized transitions to the hospitalist inpatient service.
Participants in a medically tailored meal program had fewer inpatient admissions and lower medical spending.