Search results for "Transitions of Care"

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Q: Were care transitions handled appropriately at discharge? A: No. The patient should have been advised to follow up within 1 week after discharge and to seek immediate medical attention if ... In conclusion, this case demonstrates potential
January 2016

Finding atrial fibrillation in the hospital

Whether discovered incidentally or through screening, diagnosis of previously unrecognized AF in the hospital can improve transitions of care to the outpatient team, said Dr. ... Such devices are capable of assessing and tracking heart rhythm and
August 2019

How to recognize respiratory compromise

Frequent alarms, often associated with sleep apnea, confound oximetry monitoring. All hospitals need to have policies about which types of monitoring to use in which situations, and the health care team ... It also touches on transitions of care and
December 2018

Moving the needle on heart failure

Prior to discharge, the hospitalist should communicate with the patient's outpatient physician to outline the plan of care, Dr. ... transitions-of-care interventions to prevent heart failure readmissions.
May 2018

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 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

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

MDs phone homes

In the Geisinger Health System, a transitions-of-care project targets patients at high risk of readmission and assigns them an outpatient nurse case manager, also called a health navigator. ... But hospitalist programs have found motivations—in
February 2010


Always use the currently accepted clinical terminology of“chronic kidney disease” or CKD. ... Kashiwagi, MD. This four-day continuing course features medical updates and management strategies on various diseases, including: Complex Hospital Case
September 2011

Mobile apps enter the hospital

From virtual visits to remote monitoring of patients after discharge, mobile applications are beginning to help physicians care for patients, even in the hospital. ... We have also seen an emergence of apps which allow remote monitoring during
December 2015

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