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CME credits available in patient safety supplement

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer ... The project leaders identified 41 patient safety
March 2013

The different ways hospitals pay

Performance incentives can include process measures, such as core measures for heart failure, pneumonia and acute myocardial infarction; quality/safety committee participation; use of order sets; medication reconciliation; and ... help improve the
October 2010

In the News

Nine interventions for transitions of care in heart failure may assist in achieving optimal clinical and patient-centered outcomes, according to a scientific statement that addressed patient, hospital, and clinician barriers. ... Patient experiences
April 2015

Hospitalist clinical decision unit associated with decreased length of stay

27.1 hours; P<0.001). Revisit rates to the ED or the hospital in the 30 days after discharge were similar regardless of where patients received care. ... They added that CDUs might need some enhancements to improve transitions of care and that future
April 2014

Hospital medicine courses abound at Internal Medicine 2012

We will discuss hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, critical care, cultural competency, safety and more, all through the lens of one inpatient admission,” said Dr. ... Topics include how to build an effective inpatient team, medical errors in
February 2012

Streamlining patient transfers

To remedy this gap, some hospitalists are finding ways to streamline these care transitions. ... Usher. That can cause problems. “If you talk about how bad transitions of care happen, the more people that are involved in coordinating care, and the
October 2014

Hospitalist grand rounds: Vision to reality

The in-hospital DNR order: Can it cause harm? Readmissions, re-engineering and reform: transitions of care in today's health systems. ... Hospital medicine is relatively new but plays a major role in clinical care, teaching, and academic endeavors at
October 2014

Discharges to subacute care leave out key info

The study found that some components, particularly those in the future plan of care category, were frequently omitted. ... Potential solutions to the problem include improving the timeliness of creating discharge summaries, training residents more
September 2011

Most Medicare demos fail to reduce costs

All of the care coordination projects used nurses as care managers and sought to reduce hospital admissions. ... The author also cited several other lessons to be taken from these demonstrations, including the need to gather timely data, focus on
February 2012

Don't just do something, stand there

Assess function before discharge. “I don't let my older patients out of the door without road-testing them,” Dr. ... Take advantage of transitions of care. Transitions are your chance to help the patient maintain the gains he or she has made during
July 2008

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