Improving appropriateness of treatment/interventional services

Implementation of Extended-Infusion Piperacillin-Tazobactam Protocol

From the 2021 HVPAA National Conference Michael Burns (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center), Andrew Weskamp, Minki Hong, Sinead Cooper, Berly Vincent, Zachary Johnston, Michael Kavanaugh Background Piperacillin-tazobactam is a beta-lactam antibiotic commonly...

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis after Major Orthopedic Surgeries

From the 2021 HVPAA National Conference Purna Sharma (Crozer Chester Medical Center), Kumar Ashish, Brandon Boyer, Devashish Desai, Rahul Patel Background Major orthopedic surgeries (hip fracture repair, hip and knee arthroplasty) are the most critical risk factors...

Exploring the Usefulness of Vital Signs in Subspecialty Clinics

From the 2021 HVPAA National Conference Matthew Shneyderman (Johns Hopkins University), Edward Yin, Adam Levin, Daniel Sun, Oluseyi Aliu, Andrew Cohen Background Medical dogma dictates that a patient's pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and temperature are...

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