Search results for "Transitions of Care"

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Making transfers run smoothly

Large hospitals often have established protocols and dedicated staff assigned to handle requests and triage patients to the correct specialty and level of care. ... At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Herzke analyzes outcomes of transfers, such as whether patients
February 2020

Act early to avert AKI

Thakar. “But if I as a nephrologist can make a hospitalist think twice before they order a potentially nephrotoxic exposure, that is a huge improvement in our delivery of care.”. ... Thakar. “This is a very important group of patients that we need
October 2013

Letter from the Editor

But according to a March 2009 study in Critical Care , many hospitals don't follow written policy on performing SATs, and The Journal of Critical Care recently reported that only 40% ... Transitions of care are well known as a danger zone where important
September 2009

Transitions of care

Researchers conducted semi-structured interviews with clinicians, staff, and patients to assess the barriers and facilitators to providing high-quality continuum of care for veterans transitioning from non-VA hospitals to ... The study authors noted
October 2019

E-learning for everyone

Medicine. The resource rooms offer help on topics such as venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, stroke, heart failure and care transitions for older patients. ... CHAMP has sections on how to identify frail elderly, prevent hazards of hospitalization,
February 2008

Introducing our latest list of Top Hospitalists

They were physicians who had been nominated by their colleagues and chosen by our editorial board for their work on “improving geriatric care, growing hospital admissions, facilitating transitions of care and ... same. Read our profiles of the latest
November 2017

Survey finds low rates of communication between inpatient, primary care teams

Primary care physicians differed in their preferred mode of communication about patients' hospitalizations, with some preferring telephone contact, others preferring electronic health record notifications, and some wanting faxes. ... Overall, 73 of 284
November 2017

Low health literacy linked to longer LOS, more transitional care needs

Inadequate health literacy is associated with longer length of stay (LOS) and greater transitional care needs, according to two studies published online on Sept. ... 4.36; P<0.001). The needs were most commonly identified in the domains of high-risk
September 2017

‘Smartphone sign’ may help determine same-day discharge suitability in surgical patients, study suggests

Results were published online on Aug. 23 by the Journal of Hospital Medicine. ... It had a negative predictive value of 93.49% (95% CI, 88.7% to 96.7%).
August 2017

Transition and self-management program help reduce COPD readmissions

It included transition support to help patients and caregivers prepare for discharge and understand the postdischarge plan of care; individualized self-management support to help patients take medications correctly, recognize exacerbations
November 2018

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