But among hospitalists' usual patient population, the need for cardiology testing and care is less definitive—an uncertainty that handheld ultrasounds could potentially reduce. ... Feldman said. Pocket ultrasounds could also improve the patient
With health care reform, there is the expectation of lowering costs while improving quality and the patient experience,” said Todd A. ... to that patient regardless of cost or the small likelihood of benefit,” wrote Dr.
Severity of illness and patient satisfaction scores, obstructive sleep apnea, CA-UTI prevention, and more. ... this and future studies be used to design a care model to improve both outcomes and patient experience.
We [all] want the same thing: the highest functional status for the patient,” he said. ... Dr. Rissmiller said he's driven by the belief that hospitalists play a pivotal role in managing patients' length of stay and improving the patient experience.
accomplishments in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... At Denver Health, she founded and chaired the Inpatient Patient Experience Committee, composed of physicians, nurses, pharmacists,
In the realm of patient experience, our Success Story illustrates how duct tape not only reduced a lot of frustration for physicians and nurses at one hospital, but increased the satisfaction
that the patient experience is better, and that hospice saves costs. ... to hospice than the doctors who were new to the patient in the hospital.
The most commonly reported outcome was patient experience, things like satisfaction, communication outcomes, etc. ... We did find a statistically significant improvement in patient experience, but if you look at the effect size, it's pretty negligible,
a memorandum on patient visitation, focusing on gay and lesbian partners, in 2010. ... When we talked about families in our policy, we meant family as defined by the patient,” said Ms.
On physical examination, the patient has a splint on the right lower extremity. ... Which of the patient's medications should be taken the morning of surgery?