hospitalists

Summary

Summary: Physicians who are employed to work exclusively in hospital settings, primarily for managed care organizations. They are the attending or primary responsible physician for the patient during hospitalization.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
  2. ncbi Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists
    Sunil Kripalani
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:314-23. 2007
  3. ncbi Survey of obstetric and gynecologic hospitalists and laborists
    Catrina Funk
    The University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:177.e1-4. 2010
  4. pmc Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures
    Heather L White
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Med 9:58. 2011
  5. pmc Association of hospitalist care with medical utilization after discharge: evidence of cost shift from a cohort study
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0177, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:152-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Improving antibiotic utilization among hospitalists: a pilot academic detailing project with a public health approach
    Flora Kisuule
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:64-70. 2008
  7. pmc Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United States
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009
  8. pmc Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of life
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009
  9. pmc Association of care by hospitalists on discharge destination and 30-day outcomes after acute ischemic stroke
    Bret T Howrey
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Med Care 49:701-7. 2011
  10. pmc Interprofessional communication with hospitalist and consultant physicians in general internal medicine: a qualitative study
    Lesley Gotlib Conn
    Department of Surgery, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:437. 2012

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  1. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
    ..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
  2. ncbi Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists
    Sunil Kripalani
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:314-23. 2007
    ..These include the discontinuity between hospitalists and primary care physicians, changes to the medication regimen, new self-care responsibilities that may stress ..
  3. ncbi Survey of obstetric and gynecologic hospitalists and laborists
    Catrina Funk
    The University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:177.e1-4. 2010
    The objective of the study was to obtain descriptive information about obstetricians/gynecologists who currently are practicing as hospitalists or laborists.
  4. pmc Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures
    Heather L White
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Med 9:58. 2011
    Despite more than a decade of research on hospitalists and their performance, disagreement still exists regarding whether and how hospital-based physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery...
  5. pmc Association of hospitalist care with medical utilization after discharge: evidence of cost shift from a cohort study
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0177, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:152-9. 2011
    ..No national studies examining the effect of hospitalist care on hospital costs or on medical utilization and costs after discharge have been done...
  6. ncbi Improving antibiotic utilization among hospitalists: a pilot academic detailing project with a public health approach
    Flora Kisuule
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:64-70. 2008
    ..We developed and implemented a pilot hospitalist-delivered academic detailing intervention to improve the patterns of antibiotic prescribing for inpatients...
  7. pmc Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United States
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009
    National and population-based information on the increase in patient care by hospitalists in the United States is lacking.
  8. pmc Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of life
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009
    ..There is increasing concern about discontinuity of care across transitions (eg, from home to the hospital) and how it might affect appropriate medical management...
  9. pmc Association of care by hospitalists on discharge destination and 30-day outcomes after acute ischemic stroke
    Bret T Howrey
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Med Care 49:701-7. 2011
    The use of hospitalists is increasing. Hospitalists have been associated with reductions in length of stay and associated costs while not negatively impacting outcomes...
  10. pmc Interprofessional communication with hospitalist and consultant physicians in general internal medicine: a qualitative study
    Lesley Gotlib Conn
    Department of Surgery, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:437. 2012
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  11. ncbi Hospital medicine maturity framework: proposing a novel framework for defining stages of hospital medicine in Canada
    Vandad Yousefi
    Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ontario
    Healthc Q 14:67-73. 2011
    While hospitalists and hospital medicine programs are proliferating across Canada, there is little written about them...
  12. pmc Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older adults
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    JAMA 301:1671-80. 2009
    ..Little is known about the extent of continuity of care across the transition from outpatient care to hospitalization...
  13. ncbi Comparison of processes and outcomes of pneumonia care between hospitalists and community-based primary care physicians
    William D Rifkin
    Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:1053-8. 2002
    To compare medical care provided by hospitalists and primary care physicians to patients with community-acquired pneumonia in order to identify specific practices that might explain the improved efficiency of care provided by hospitalists.
  14. ncbi Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002
    ..Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists. We received 1,030 completed surveys (26%)...
  15. ncbi Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatrics
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 110:720-8. 2002
    ..We wanted to determine whether a health maintenance organization's (HMO's) implementation of a pediatric hospitalist system affected LOS, costs, mortality, readmission rate, follow-up rate, and parents' ratings of care...
  16. pmc Effect of hospitalists on length of stay in the medicare population: variation according to hospital and patient characteristics
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1649-57. 2010
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  17. ncbi Effects of physician experience on costs and outcomes on an academic general medicine service: results of a trial of hospitalists
    David Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:866-74. 2002
    b>Hospitalists may decrease costs and improve outcomes in hospitalized patients, but existing evidence is limited and has not identified mechanisms for such effects.
  18. ncbi Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    S Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0903, USA
    Am J Med 111:15S-20S. 2001
    ..Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists. We received 1,030 completed surveys (26%)...
  19. pmc The positive impact of initiation of hospitalist clinician educators
    Mark E Kulaga
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT 06856, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:293-301. 2004
    Although hospitalists have been shown to improve both financial and educational outcomes, their ability to manage dual roles as clinicians and educators has been infrequently demonstrated, particularly in the community setting where large ..
  20. ncbi Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitals
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1389-94. 2009
    Little is known about the link between hospitalists and performance on hospital-level quality indicators.
  21. ncbi Medical and surgical comanagement after elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jeanne M Huddleston
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:28-38. 2004
    b>Hospitalists are assuming an increasing role in the care of surgical patients, but the impact of this model of care on postoperative outcomes is unknown.
  22. pmc Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:971-6. 2009
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  23. pmc Hospitalist care and length of stay in patients requiring complex discharge planning and close clinical monitoring
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Weiler Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1825 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1869-74. 2007
    Academic medical centers are increasingly employing hospitalists to staff teaching wards...
  24. ncbi Medical student evaluation of the quality of hospitalist and nonhospitalist teaching faculty on inpatient medicine rotations
    Alan J Hunter
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland 97239, USA
    Acad Med 79:78-82. 2004
    To evaluate the impact of academic hospitalists on third-year medical students during inpatient medicine rotations.
  25. ncbi Resident satisfaction on an academic hospitalist service: time to teach
    Paul Chung
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Med 112:597-601. 2002
  26. ncbi Third-year medical students' evaluation of hospitalist and nonhospitalist faculty during the inpatient portion of their pediatrics clerkships
    Joseph M Geskey
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Penn State Children s Hospital, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:17-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the evaluations of hospitalist and nonhospitalist faculty of third-year medical students during their inpatient pediatrics rotations...
  27. ncbi Patterns and predictors of proton pump inhibitor overuse among academic and non-academic hospitalists
    Shaker M Eid
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, USA
    Intern Med 49:2561-8. 2010
    ..We examined the trends and predictors of PPI guidelines non-compliance among academic and non-academic hospitalists in USA.
  28. ncbi Results of a retrospective observational study of intermediate care staffed by hospitalists: impact on mortality, co-management, and teaching
    Juan Felipe Lucena
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Intermediate Care and Hospitalists Unit, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    J Hosp Med 7:411-5. 2012
    ..Intermediate care appears as an attractive strategy to provide rational care according to patient needs. It is an interesting scenario to expand co-management and teaching...
  29. ncbi Patient safety concerns arising from test results that return after hospital discharge
    Christopher L Roy
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:121-8. 2005
    ..Few data are available on the epidemiology of test results pending at discharge or on physician awareness of these results...
  30. ncbi A new tool to give hospitalists feedback to improve interprofessional teamwork and advance patient care
    Benjamin J Chesluk
    American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2485-92. 2012
    ..The assessment of individual physicians' teamwork competencies may play a role in the larger effort to bring disparate health professions together in a system that supports and rewards a team approach in hope of improving patient care...
  31. ncbi The management of hospitalized patients with cirrhosis: the Mount Sinai experience and a guide for hospitalists
    Ponni V Perumalswami
    Division of Liver Diseases, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1104, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1266-81. 2011
    ..Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease carry appreciable morbidity and mortality. Cirrhotic patients frequently require hospitalization and their care is both extremely complex and labor-intensive...
  32. ncbi Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Box 0120, 505 Parnassus Avenue, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:859-65. 2002
    ..Previous investigations of the effect of the hospitalist model on resource use and patient outcomes have focused on academic medical centers or have used short follow-up periods...
  33. ncbi The effect of a multidisciplinary hospitalist/physician and advanced practice nurse collaboration on hospital costs
    Marie J Cowan
    School of Nursing, Hospitalist Division, VA Department of Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:79-85. 2006
    ..To compare nurse practitioner/physician management of hospital care, multidisciplinary team-based planning, expedited discharge, and assessment after discharge to usual management...
  34. doi ASHP-SHM Joint Statement on Hospitalist-Pharmacist Collaboration
    Daniel J Cobaugh
    ASHP Research and Education Foundation, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:260-3. 2008
  35. ncbi Where did the day go?--a time-motion study of hospitalists
    Matthew D Tipping
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:323-8. 2010
    Within the last decade hospitalists have become an integral part of inpatient care in the United States and now care for about half of all Medicare patients requiring hospitalization...
  36. pmc Comanagement of hospitalized surgical patients by medicine physicians in the United States
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, 301 University Blvd, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:363-8. 2010
    ..We examined the extent to which comanagement is used during hospitalizations for common surgical procedures in the United States...
  37. ncbi Hospitalists and the doctor-patient relationship
    D Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, USA
    J Legal Stud 30:589-606. 2001
    b>Hospitalists--physicians whose practice focuses on the care of hospitalized general medicine patients--are increasingly common in the United States, often displacing primary care physicians from this role...
  38. ncbi Comanagement of surgical patients between neurosurgeons and hospitalists
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:2004-10. 2010
    Shared management of surgical patients between surgeons and hospitalists (comanagement) is increasingly common, yet few studies have described its effects.
  39. ncbi Hospitalists: a chief nursing officer's perspective
    Lynda Olender
    Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Nurs Adm 35:497-501. 2005
    ..The chief nursing officer can create an environment to foster research designed to identify outcomes from this partnership of hospitalist and clinical (nurse) manager...
  40. ncbi Understanding communication during hospitalist service changes: a mixed methods study
    Keiki Hinami
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:535-40. 2009
    ..Little data exist to inform hospitalist communication during service changes...
  41. ncbi Active bed management by hospitalists and emergency department throughput
    Eric Howell
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:804-11. 2008
    ..When emergency departments are overcrowded, ambulances are diverted. Interventions focused primarily on emergency departments have had limited success...
  42. ncbi Hospitalists and care transitions: the divorce of inpatient and outpatient care
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change HSC in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1315-27. 2008
    ..respondents as part of the Community Tracking Study site visits to examine how the growing use of hospitalists has affected care delivery systems...
  43. pmc Are inpatients' needs better served by hospitalists than by their family doctors: yes
    Darryl Samoil
    Fraser Health Authority Hospitalist Program, Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley, BC, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:1100-1, 1104-6. 2008
  44. ncbi Non-housestaff medicine services in academic centers: models and challenges
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:247-55. 2008
    ..b>Hospitalists have emerged as a solution to providing these services given their commitment to delivering efficient and high-..
  45. pmc Hospitalists in medical education: coming to an academic medical center near you
    David M Pressel
    Department of Pediatrics, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1501-4. 2006
    b>Hospitalists are physicians whose medical practice focuses on general medical inpatient care...
  46. ncbi Frequently asked questions by hospitalists managing pain in adults with sickle cell disease
    Wally R Smith
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Adult Sickle Cell Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:297-303. 2011
    Pain is the predominant medical presentation to hospitalists for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Dramatic treatment gains of SCD in childhood have resulted in more adults now requiring hospitalization than children...
  47. ncbi Effects of blood conservation on the incidence of anemia and transfusions in pediatric parapneumonic effusion: a hospitalist perspective
    Nabil E Hassan
    Helen DeVos Children s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:410-3. 2010
    ..Traditional treatment for these children with PNE includes repeated phlebotomy and surgical intervention, resulting in ongoing blood losses. Blood transfusions used to treat acquired anemia are associated with multiple complications...
  48. ncbi Psychiatric hospitalists and continuity of care: a comparison of two models
    Paul A Sloan
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans, Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:170-6. 2010
    ..In addition, patients discharged in the hospitalist period were more likely to attend their outpatient mental health appointments. Findings suggest a preference for the hospitalist model over a COC model...
  49. ncbi Comparison of outcome measures for a traditional pediatric faculty service and nonfaculty hospitalist services in a community teaching hospital
    John Boyd
    Division of Pediatrics, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 124 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1327-31. 2006
    Several studies have found decreased cost and length of stay for patients who are cared for by pediatric hospitalists compared with traditional faculty models...
  50. ncbi Inpatient care in a community hospital: comparing length of stay and costs among teaching, hospitalist, and community services
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 40:119-24. 2008
    ..This study's purpose was to examine the length of stay and cost of inpatient care by a family medicine teaching service in comparison with the hospitalists' and community physicians' services in the same community hospital.
  51. ncbi The hospitalist movement--a complex adaptive response to fragmentation of care in hospitals
    Kheng Hock Lee
    Department of Family Medicine and Continuing Care, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:145-50. 2008
    ..The conclusion is that variants of the hospital movement may emerge in different parts of the world as healthcare systems adapt to common global trends that drive the increasing complexity of healthcare...
  52. ncbi The Park Nicollet experience in establishing a hospitalist system
    R B Freese
    Park Nicollet Clinic, HealthSystem Minnesota, St Louis Park 55416, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:350-4. 1999
    ..This paper describes some key aspects of the institution of the system in a multispecialty group that includes both family practitioners and internists...
  53. ncbi Methods for testing equality of means of health care costs in a paired design study
    X H Zhou
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202, U S A
    Stat Med 20:1703-20. 2001
    ....
  54. ncbi Comparison of hospital costs and length of stay associated with general internists and hospitalist physicians at a community hospital
    George D Everett
    Department of Internal Medicine, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:626-30. 2004
    To compare initial and long-term hospital resource utilization of hospitalists and general internists at an urban community hospital.
  55. ncbi Pediatric hospitalists: quality care for the underserved?
    R D Wells
    Valley Children s Hospital, 9300 Valley Children s Place, Madera, CA 93638, USA
    Am J Med Qual 16:174-80. 2001
    ..growth in pediatric hospitalist services, there is little empiric information about the impact of pediatric hospitalists. This study compared process and outcome variables related to the inpatient care of 182 pediatric patients, ..
  56. ncbi Replacing an academic internal medicine residency program with a physician assistant--hospitalist model: a comparative analysis study
    Sunil Dhuper
    Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:132-9. 2009
    This study describes a comparative analysis of replacing medical residents with physician assistants and hospitalists on patient outcomes in a community hospital...
  57. pmc What effect does inpatient physician specialty and experience have on clinical outcomes and resource utilization on a general medical service?
    Vikas Parekh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0376, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:395-401. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of internal medicine specialty and physician experience on inpatient resource use and clinical outcomes on an academic general medicine service...
  58. pmc Do hospitalists affect clinical outcomes and efficiency for patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH)?
    Jorge T Go
    The Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:133-9. 2010
    Care by hospitalists has been associated with improved/similar clinical outcomes and efficiency. However, less is known about their effect on conditions dependent upon specialists for procedures/treatment plans...
  59. ncbi Effects of a nonsurgical hospitalist service on trauma patient outcomes
    Kristin Salottolo
    Trauma Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO 80113, USA
    Surgery 145:355-61. 2009
    ..We hypothesized outcomes would be equivalent for patients treated under TMED versus a surgical service...
  60. ncbi The surgical hospitalist: a new model for emergency surgical care
    John Maa
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:704-11. 2007
    ..In July 2005, we restructured the general surgery service at our medical center into a hospitalist model to improve patient access to surgical care...
  61. ncbi A pneumonia practice guideline and a hospitalist-based reorganization lead to equivalent efficiency gains
    J C Reddy
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1142-8. 2001
    ..half of the inpatient medical service, requiring earlier and more intensive faculty intervention, primarily by hospitalists. For 1 year, we studied the effect of these interventions on hospital costs, length of stay, and resource use...
  62. ncbi Effects of an HMO hospitalist program on inpatient utilization
    C Molinari
    Eastern Washington State University, Cheney, WA 99004, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1051-7. 2001
    ..To assess the impact of a health maintenance organization (HMO) hospitalist program on inpatient utilization...
  63. pmc Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmission
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002
    ..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
  64. ncbi The hospitalist movement 5 years later
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 287:487-94. 2002
    ..We originally described the hospitalist model of inpatient care in 1996; since then, the model has experienced tremendous growth. This growth has important clinical, financial, educational, and policy implications...
  65. pmc Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalists
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1399-406. 2008
    b>Hospitalists improve efficiency, but little information exists regarding whether they impact quality of care.
  66. ncbi The effect of a hospitalist service with nurse discharge planner on patient care in an academic teaching hospital
    H C Palmer
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med 111:627-32. 2001
    ..SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Inpatient medicine service was provided by hospitalists, general internists, and specialists...
  67. pmc Are inpatients' needs better served by hospitalists than by their family doctors?: no
    Galt Wilson
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:1101-3, 1105-7. 2008
  68. ncbi Hand-carried ultrasound performed by hospitalists: does it improve the cardiac physical examination?
    L David Martin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:35-41. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether hand-carried ultrasound can add to the accuracy of hospitalists' cardiac physical examinations.
  69. pmc Comparison of hospitalists and nonhospitalists in inpatient length of stay adjusting for patient and physician characteristics
    William D Rifkin
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Primary Care Residency Program, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1127-32. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi Comparison of hospitalists and nonhospitalists regarding core measures of pneumonia care
    William D Rifkin
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:129-32. 2007
    To examine whether compliance with national indicators of care differed amongst hospitalists and nonhospitalists.
  71. pmc A systematic review of outcomes and quality measures in adult patients cared for by hospitalists vs nonhospitalists
    Michael C Peterson
    Cardiac Hospitalist Service, Central Utah Clinic, Provo, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:248-54. 2009
    ..answer the question, "Are there differences in cost or quality of inpatient medical care provided to adults by hospitalists vs nonhospitalists?" A computerized search was performed, using hospitalist and either quality, outcome, or ..
  72. ncbi Effects of a hospitalist care model on mortality of elderly patients with hip fractures
    John A Batsis
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:219-25. 2007
    ..Whether this improved efficiency affects long-term mortality is unknown...
  73. ncbi Hospitalists and improved cost savings in patients with bacterial pneumonia at a state level
    Danielle B Scheurer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospitalist Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    South Med J 98:607-10. 2005
    In the hospitalist literature, most studies have focused on outcomes related to cost savings for individual hospital systems. This study sought to determine if hospitalists could improve cost savings at a state level.
  74. ncbi Comparison of practice patterns of hospitalists and community physicians in the care of patients with congestive heart failure
    Marina M Roytman
    Hospitalist Program, The Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:35-41. 2008
    The objective of the present study was to compare the practice patterns of hospitalists and community physicians in the care of patients with congestive heart failure.
  75. ncbi A comparison of two hospitalist models with traditional care in a community teaching hospital
    Lakshmi K Halasyamani
    Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Departments of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and the Quality Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48197, USA
    Am J Med 118:536-43. 2005
    ..However, less is known about the concurrent performance of more than one hospitalist model in a single site...
  76. ncbi Effects of a hospitalist model on elderly patients with hip fracture
    Michael P Phy
    Hospital Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55906, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:796-801. 2005
    b>Hospitalists' increased role in perioperative medicine allows for examination of their effects on surgical patients. This study examined the effects of a hospitalist service created to medically manage elderly patients with hip fracture.
  77. ncbi The top 10 infectious disease pitfalls that hospitalists can avoid
    Neil M Paige
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:42-5. 2010
    Infectious diseases are commonly encountered by hospitalists in their day-to-day care of patients...
  78. ncbi Staff-only pediatric hospitalist care of patients with medically complex subspecialty conditions in a major teaching hospital
    Arpi Bekmezian
    Division of General Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Marion Davis Children s Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:975-80. 2008
    ..To assess cost and length of stay for subspecialty patients on a staff-only general pediatric hospitalist service vs traditional faculty/housestaff subspecialty services in a major teaching hospital...
  79. ncbi Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010
    Hospital leaders usually provide financial support to hospitalists groups, often with an expectation of improved performance on publicly reported quality metrics...
  80. ncbi Evaluating the impact of hospitalists
    J Showstack
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 0936, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:376-81. 1999
    ..The design must distinguish between outcomes attributable to the introduction of hospitalists and those attributable to other changes in medical treatments and the organization of care.
  81. ncbi Improved survival with hospitalists in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Patricia A Tenner
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, 78229, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:847-52. 2003
    To compare the survival of patients in a teaching hospital pediatric intensive care unit in which residents provided after-hours in-house coverage with survival in the same unit with hospitalists providing this coverage.
  82. pmc Dissemination of discharge summaries. Not reaching follow-up physicians
    Carl van Walraven
    Can Fam Physician 48:737-42. 2002
    ..To discover how often hospital discharge summaries were available to physicians seeing patients for follow-up visits after hospitalization...
  83. ncbi The independent association of provider and information continuity on outcomes after hospital discharge: implications for hospitalists
    Carl van Walraven
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Hosp Med 5:398-405. 2010
    ..To determine how this influenced patient outcomes, we examined the independent association of several physician continuity and information continuity measures on death or urgent readmission after discharge from hospital...
  84. ncbi Primary care family physicians and 2 hospitalist models: comparison of outcomes, processes, and costs
    Peter C Smith
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:1021-7. 2002
    To compare the care provided by family practice primary care physicians with that provided by 2 hospitalist models: critical care hospitalists and rotating residency faculty family physician hospitalists.
  85. ncbi Evaluation of a staff-only hospitalist system in a tertiary care, academic children's hospital
    Prabo Dwight
    Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:1545-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the staff-only pediatric hospitalist system and the staff/housestaff hospitalist system with respect to traditional outcome measures...
  86. ncbi Pediatric hospitalists: a systematic review of the literature
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1736-44. 2006
    ..Systematic reviews have demonstrated consistently decreased length of stay and costs in internal medicine hospitalist systems. Systematic reviews of pediatric hospitalist systems have not been conducted...
  87. ncbi Impact of a hospitalist system on length of stay and cost for children with common conditions
    Rajendu Srivastava
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 100 N Medical Dr, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Pediatrics 120:267-74. 2007
    ..This study examined mechanisms of efficiency in a managed care hospitalist system on length of stay and total costs for common pediatric conditions...
  88. pmc Comparison of hospital costs and length of stay for community internists, hospitalists, and academicians
    George Everett
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:662-7. 2007
    The model of inpatient medical management has evolved toward Hospitalists because of greater cost efficiency compared to traditional practice. The optimal model of inpatient care is not known.
  89. ncbi Pediatric hospitalist comanagement of spinal fusion surgery patients
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:23-30. 2007
    ..There are no published studies of hospitalist comanagement of pediatric surgical patients...
  90. ncbi How hospitalists spend their time: insights on efficiency and safety
    Kevin J O'Leary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:88-93. 2006
    Despite the dramatic growth of hospitalists, no studies have evaluated the type and frequency of activities that hospitalists perform...
  91. ncbi Improving resource utilization in a teaching hospital: development of a nonteaching service for chest pain admissions
    Jennifer S Myers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:432-5. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a nonteaching service designed to identify and admit low-risk chest pain patients should reduce those pressures...
  92. ncbi The expanding role of hospitalists in the United States
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:591-6. 2006
    b>Hospitalists are the most rapidly growing group of providers in the United States; in a few years, there will be more hospitalists than cardiologists in the U.S...
  93. pmc Economic effects of community versus hospital-based faculty pneumonia care
    M D Stein
    Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:774-7. 1998
    ..Academic teaching services staffed by general medicine faculty may provide efficient inpatient pneumonia care...
  94. ncbi Associations with reduced length of stay and costs on an academic hospitalist service
    Peter J Kaboli
    Research Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:561-8. 2004
    ..Prior studies of hospitalist services have suggested improved efficiency and quality of care compared with traditional inpatient services...
  95. pmc Continuity of care and patient outcomes after hospital discharge
    Carl van Walraven
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 19:624-31. 2004
    ..Transfer of information between physicians can be poor. We determined whether early postdischarge outcomes changed when patients were seen after discharge by physicians who treated them in the hospital...
  96. ncbi Determinants of hospitalist efficiency: a qualitative and quantitative study
    Linda Dynan
    Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights
    Med Care Res Rev 66:682-702. 2009
    Using qualitative and quantitative methods, the authors develop and test hypotheses about the impact of hospitalists on efficiency and quality of care relative to teaching teams...
  97. ncbi Variation in pediatric hospitalists' use of proven and unproven therapies: a study from the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) network
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:292-8. 2008
    ..While care in pediatric hospitalist systems has been demonstrated to be efficient, neither the quality of care nor determinants of variation in pediatric hospitalist systems are well understood...
  98. pmc Association of communication between hospital-based physicians and primary care providers with patient outcomes
    Chaim M Bell
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 24:381-6. 2009
    ..This separation of hospital and ambulatory care may result in important care discontinuities after discharge. We sought to determine whether communication between hospital-based physicians and PCPs influences patient outcomes...
  99. ncbi Determining the professional attributes of a hospitalist: experience in one Australian metropolitan hospital
    M Kingston
    Division of Medicine, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 35:305-8. 2005
    ..The hospitalist must also be proficient in medical education and organization governance. The demonstration of such skills ensures the 'hospitalist' model is efficient and effective for hospital-based care...
  100. pmc Hospitalists in teaching hospitals: opportunities but not without danger
    Sanjay Saint
    J Gen Intern Med 19:392-3. 2004
  101. ncbi The hospitalist model: perspectives of the patient, the Internist, and internal medicine
    H C Sox
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:368-72. 1999
    The use of hospitalists has implications for patients, for internists, and for the specialty of internal medicine. For patients, the greatest concern is interrupting the continuity of a supportive relationship with their regular physican...

Research Grants47

  1. Emerging Safety and Quality Issues in the Care of Hospitalized Children
    NORA ESTEBAN-CRUVIANI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, most pediatric hospitalists have had no formal post-residency training, with no official mechanism for instruction and board certification...
  2. Hospital Medicine and Economics Centers for Education & Research for Therapeutics
    David O Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and the rapid growth in the number of physicians specializing in hospital care, including intensivists and hospitalists. In the next decade, new basic and translational technologies, such as pharmacogenomics and clinical ..
  3. Implementation of HIT-Enhanced Tobacco Treatment for Hospitalized Smokers
    Steven L Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Prior to study initiation, internal medicine and emergency medicine housestaff and hospitalists will be trained in tobacco treatment. ITOS will be activated, and will cover all inpatient units...
  4. Continuity of care and end of the life ICU use
    Gulshan Sharma; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aim 4. To examine the effect of hospitalists on continuity of care and end of life ICU use...
  5. Improving management of cardiovascular medications during hospitalization
    Andrew D Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..systems might be best arranged to improve both quality and outcomes of healthcare, such as how cardiologists or hospitalists might affect outcomes of patients with congestive heart failure;2) Understanding how improve use of beta-..
  6. Enhancing Hawaii Hospital Information Content
    Todd B Seto; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., length of stay, cost, in-hospital death, 30-day readmission to any hospital) for patients treated by hospitalists compared with patients treated by non-hospitalists...
  7. Development and Validation of a Tool to Evaluate Hand-off Quality
    Vineet Arora; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Hand-off CEX (Clinical Evaluation Exercise) will be used by academic hospitalists and house staff physicians to assess feasibility...
  8. Evaluation of Inpatient Care Teams to Improve Quality
    David H Howard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In ACUs, hospitalists and nurses are assigned to unit-based teams...
  9. Care of the elder hospitalized patient: the role of the hospitalists
    James S Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): This represents a competitive renewal of an application to study the impact of hospitalists on the care of older hospitalized patients...
  10. INPATIENT PRACTICES OF HOSPITALISTS VS TRADITIONAL PCPS
    Melissa Rowe; Fiscal Year: 2000
    b>Hospitalists, dedicated inpatient physicians, provide care for patients from hospital admission to discharge...
  11. The Hospitalist-Nurse Relationship and Patient Safety
    Tracy Scott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Our main objective is to better understand how hospitalists interact with nurses, particularly as this interaction affects perceptions of teamwork and the frequency of medical errors...
  12. A model for effective communications to improve inpatient ambulatory transitions
    Julie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..struggle with challenges to provide care in complex delivery systems that include increasing the use of hospitalists and further decreasing the length of hospital stay...
  13. Aging, the Uninsured and Hospitalists
    Philippa Strelitz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will build on the examination of the emergence of hospitalists undertaken in doctoral research to explore from a cultural perspective, the impact of hospitalists on the care ..
  14. Medical-Surgical Co-management Evaluating a New Award
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..many hospitals have redesigned their inpatient services so that dedicated inpatient specialists ('hospitalists') provide inpatient care to medical patients...
  15. MULTISITED ETHNOGRAPHY OF EMERGENCE OF HOSPITALIST MEDIC
    Philippa Strelitz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The emergence of "hospitalist medicine" is one of these transformations. Hospitalists are both a response to, and constitutive of these changes, and the hospitalist model represents a major change ..
  16. Value of Technology to Transfer Discharge Information
    JAMES GRAUMLICH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of good communication at discharge will increase as more primary care providers delegate inpatient care to hospitalists. Any process that improves information transfer among providers at discharge might improve the health and ..
  17. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  18. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS
    Steven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..
  20. Using Information Systems to Improve Cardiac Prevention
    Jeffrey Schnipper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Schnipper's development as an independent researcher in improving the quality of care of patients with CAD. ..
  21. Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies
    Sanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
  22. INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONS
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..
  23. MECHANISMS OF LEUKOCYTE RECRUITMENT IN IBD
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An in-depth, mechanistic understanding of the regulation of ENA-78 gene expression in human enterocytes may lead to novel therapeutic approaches to IBD. ..
  24. VARIATIONS IN BREAST CANCER TREATMENT AND MORTALITY
    James Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. UTMB Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
    James Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Effects of Hospitalists in Medicare Data
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Increasingly, such care is provided by "hospitalists", physicians who focus their practice on the care of hospitalized patients...
  27. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI GASTRITIS
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Identifying H.pylori virulence factors which modulate host immune and inflammatory responses and determining their mechanisms of action are key to targeting new management strategies for this highly prevalent pathogen. ..
  29. Immune Response to Clostridium difficile
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These specific aims are designed to advance further our knowledge of the immunobiology of C. difficile toxin-induced diarrhea and the mechanisms of immune protection in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEY
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Care of hospitalized patients by "hospitalists"- often defined as physicians who dedicate at least 25 percent of their practice to inpatient care- is a recent, growing, and controversial trend in health care delivery in the United States...
  32. Use of Claims Data to Study Quality of Cancer Care
    James Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will then explore the reliability of the provider-level data in order to assess its potential utility in assessing quality of care for individual providers. ..
  33. Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk Assessment
    SAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Measuring Quality - The Impact of Patient Complexity
    Robert Centor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, we hope to present an economical research agenda to the research community and AHRQ at the national meeting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
  36. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Virginia Commonwealth University Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Network
    Wally Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..End of Abstract) CLINICAL CENTER ..
  38. PAIN IN SICKLE CELL EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY
    Wally Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results of this study can be used to improve sickle cell pain diagnosis and treatment and to dispel myths about sickle cell pain. ..
  39. Comparative Effectiveness of Virginia Coordinated Care versus the Traditional Saf
    Wally R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  40. CARE MANAGEMENT BY NURSE PRACTITIONER/HOSPITALIST TEAM
    Marie Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Statistical analyses will include univariate tests (t, z, and Chi- square), Cox proportional hazards model, logistic regression, Poisson, and linear regressions. ..
  41. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  42. Markers of normoglycemic remission in obese diabetics
    Guillermo Umpierrez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Identifying such markers will facilitate and guide future therapeutic interventions and may identify patients at risk to develop chronic complications of diabetes ..
  43. Medication Reconciliation: A Team Approach
    Jeffrey Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Health Disparities: Leaders, Providers and Patients(RMI)
    Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. PALLIATIVE CARE AND THE ELDERLY
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. 19th Annual Health Economics Conference
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The 19th annual Health Economics conference hopes to build upon the rich tradition established by the preceding Annual Health Economics Conferences. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..