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Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

Home 2018 Abstracts Improving appropriateness of diagnostic or screening services

How Does an Education Intervention (EI) vs. an Electronic Health Record...

Frank Thomas - University of Utah, Mr. Matt Sanford - University of Utah, Dr. Christy Hopkins - University of Utah, Dr. Claire Ciarkowski - University of Utah, Dr....

Dumping Docusate: A Student Driven Initiative to Decrease Docusate Sodium Use

Daniel Burczak (Rush University Medical Center), Keith Burczak (Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine), Celine Goetz (Rush University Medical Center) Background Many studies have shown that docusate is...

Reducing inappropriate PPI prescribtion on discharge from general medical ward

Abdelaziz Mohamed (Wa) Background Inappropriate use of prophylactic Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has been implicated in many adverse events. Therefore, their prescription has been regulated in different...

Reducing chronic acid suppression therapy

Alexander Sun (Johns Hopkins Hospital), Emily Pherson (JHH), Paul O'rourke (Johns Hopkins Hospital), Amit Pahwa (Jhu), Sara Keller (Johns Hopkins Hospital) Background Acid suppression therapy (AST), including...

Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Safety Net Hospital: Substance Abuse and...

Harry Jergesen (UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery), Hao-hua Wu (UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery), Zach Thielen (Hoag Institute), Jay Roever (UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery), Toure Vashon (UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery), Paul...

Post-Operative Opioid Prescribing In Urology: Are We Contributing To The National...

Kathryn Hacker (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Hannah Cook (UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy), Jae Jung (UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy), J. Lee...

Improving phosphorus repletion practices amongst residents on inpatient internal medicine teaching...

Jacob Choi (Cleveland Clinic), Suha Abushamma (Cleveland Clinic), Jessica Donato (Cleveland Clinic) Background Hypophosphatemia is an electrolyte abnormality commonly found on the general hospital wards. Despite its frequent...

Insurance Status Affects Complication Rates After Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty

Xinning Li (Boston University School of Medicine), David Veltre (Boston University School of Medicine), Paul Yi (Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology), David Sing (Boston University School...

LTAPP: Bringing Bedside Procedures Back to the Bedside

Kevin Hauck (NYU Langone Health), Nicole Adler (NYU Langone Health) Background Many procedures that were previously done at the bedside by hospitalists have become the exclusive province...

Radical Cystectomy Provides Improved Survival Outcomes and Decreased Costs Compared With...

Stephen Williams (UTMB), preston kerr (UTMB), Yong Shan (UTMB), Usama Jazzar (UTMB), Hemalkumar Mehta (UTMB), Jacques Baillargeon (UTMB), Jinhai Huo (University of Florida), Anthony Senagore (UTMB),...