• physicians
  • Internal medicine residents and attending faculty physicians will review lists of patients discharged the previous day during morning huddles to identify patients with immediate follow-up needs that can be addressed with a follow-up phone call or outpatient clinic appointment. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Norwich - Patients of The William W. Backus Hospital, its six affiliated health centers and physicians offices can now access their medical information around the clock via an online health record launched in April. (theday.com)
  • Patients can, however, send questions to their doctors through the site, and physicians can send messages to their patients reminding them that it's time to make a follow-up appointment or schedule a screening test. (theday.com)
  • The site also shows appointments and hospitalization history, physicians' reports and health summaries, among other information. (theday.com)
  • 3 Observations from primary care practices 4 show that 95 percent of physicians questioned intended to treat patients with elevated cholesterol levels, but chart abstractions from their patients treated for coronary artery disease show that only 18 percent of patients reached their goal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. (aafp.org)
  • A summary letter that includes diagnosis, procedures, risk-profile information, and pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions can be generated by the data-collection tool and provided to all pertinent physicians at the time of discharge. (aafp.org)
  • This rapid communication provides a valuable and timely link for office follow-up and helps provide the necessary communication between hospitalists or subspecialists and primary care physicians. (aafp.org)
  • These decisions also affect clinical documentation by physicians as recommendations from a Health Information Service can directly affect how a clinician may document a condition that a patient may have. (wikipedia.org)
  • HIE systems facilitate the efforts of physicians and clinicians to meet high standards of patient care through electronic participation in a patient's continuity of care with multiple providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike other physicians and neurologists, psychiatrists specialize in the doctor-patient relationship and are trained to varying extents in the use of psychotherapy and other therapeutic communication techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • notes
  • You can read your X-ray report, your discharge summary, the provider notes and about your emergency department visit," Cushing said. (theday.com)
  • Ultimately, this mess of handwritten notes and typed reports were consolidated into a single patient file and physically stored along with thousands of other patient records in a wall of filing cabinets in the medical records department. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • Ulfat Shaikh, top right, discusses with pediatric residents their plan for improving hospital discharges. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The first focus area of the collaboration is the improvement of patient-care transitions during hospital discharge. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The National Patient Safety Agency is urging trusts to urgently review hospital discharge information, after an audit uncovered a string of horror stories about the quality of information being passed to GPs. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • The warning comes amid rising concern over information hospitals provide to GPs, with an LMC motion this year recognising increasing 'critical incidents and disasters' caused by a lack of information provided to GPs at hospital discharge. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Patient received 25 units of insulin in hospital to control diabetes. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • The goal now, he said, is to encourage more patients to spend time on the site, and hospital staff have been focusing especially on signing up inpatients while they are in the hospital and showing them the features of the site. (theday.com)
  • The hospital decided to create the portal in December 2012, motivated largely by financial incentives offered to hospitals by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for meeting its "meaningful use" criteria for use of technology to provide patients with timely information, Cushing said. (theday.com)
  • The William W. Backus Hospital patient portal can be found at www.backushospital.org/portal . (theday.com)
  • 7 Delayed hospital discharge and premature hospital discharge. (docplayer.net)
  • 3 Dr Mark Porter, Chair of Council, BMA Foreword by Dr Mark Porter Chair of Council, BMA Going into hospital can be an uncertain, and sometimes distressing, time for patients. (docplayer.net)
  • Our ageing population places a further strain on NHS resources, with the majority of patients admitted to hospital being over the age of 65. (docplayer.net)
  • The involvement of patients in decisions that affect them, and the information and support available for when they leave hospital, is pivotal in preventing unplanned readmissions and providing good continuity of care. (docplayer.net)
  • Therefore, I am pleased to encourage you to read the BMA s Patient Liaison Group (PLG) booklet on hospital discharge, which documents fascinating true stories, told from the different perspectives of patients, carers and doctors. (docplayer.net)
  • 4 Catherine Macadam Chair of the Patient Liaison Group, BMA Foreword by Catherine Macadam Chair of the Patient Liaison Group, BMA Nobody wants to be in hospital longer than they need to. (docplayer.net)
  • The PLG is aware of growing concerns among patients about delayed or inappropriate discharges from hospital. (docplayer.net)
  • This is why we feel it is important to share patient stories about good and bad experiences to try and illustrate the importance of sensitive and timely joined-up-working to facilitate a smooth and effective transfer of care for patients leaving hospital. (docplayer.net)
  • 5 Background Introduction At its meeting on 5 February 2013, the Patient Liaison Group (PLG) agreed that it would develop a checklist to help patients identify what they could reasonably expect from the hospital discharge process. (docplayer.net)
  • In addition to providing a patient checklist, this booklet documents patients, carers and doctors perspectives of hospital discharge. (docplayer.net)
  • This is with the aim of identifying factors that can facilitate a smooth and effective transfer of care for patients leaving hospital, and to illustrate the consequences of when the process is not properly planned, co-ordinated and carried through. (docplayer.net)
  • Hospital discharge can be a challenging process for healthcare professionals, patients, family members and carers. (docplayer.net)
  • We also noted that Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator data showed an ongoing reduction in mortality. (cqc.org.uk)
  • 1 Despite the existence of guidelines for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), 2 many patients with acute events leave the hospital without these evidence-based therapies. (aafp.org)
  • Thus, the hospital is a logical point to identify patients with events who will be at risk for subsequent events. (aafp.org)
  • Published data from GWTG 8 demonstrate significant improvement in the number of patients who receive guideline-recommended secondary prevention measures before post-hospital follow-up. (aafp.org)
  • Too often, time in the office is spent on the more difficult task of educating patients about the need to start medication that the subspecialist may have failed to start in the hospital. (aafp.org)
  • Patient flow through the hospital and discharge had improved. (cqc.org.uk)
  • For an extended period, the hospital has failed to meet the target to see and treat 95% of emergency patients within four hours of arrival and it was failing to meet consistently a locally agreed trajectory to see and treat emergency patients within four hours of arrival which had been agreed in conjunction with regulators and commissioners. (cqc.org.uk)
  • We found patients experienced overnight delays in the emergency department whilst waiting for beds to become available in the hospital. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Hospital facilities often prefer electronic storage of medical records due to the sheer volume of hospital patients and the accompanying paperwork. (wikipedia.org)
  • the new codes reflect the moving of these disorders from the Mental Disorders section to the Neurological section in the ICD A number of diagnostic coding systems are implemented across the world to code the stay of patients within a typical health setting, such as a hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnoses codes in particular the Principal Diagnoses and Additional Diagnoses can significantly affect the total funding that a hospital may receive for any patient admitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare
  • The e-referral project was put in place to allow for a more cost-effective way of treating a bigger number of patients, increase productivity and to improve access to healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disease management is defined as "a system of coordinated healthcare interventions and communications for populations with conditions in which patient self-care efforts are significant. (wikipedia.org)
  • safer
  • In theatres good practice was observed with the efficient and timely completion of the five steps to safer surgery World Health Organisation checklist. (cqc.org.uk)
  • ward
  • The trust had made improvements to its services following feedback from its patients (e.g. ward 12) although some areas, such as stroke services, still required additional action. (cqc.org.uk)
  • The ward based physiotherapists and occupational therapists (OT) supported the nurses in the patient rehabilitation pathway and promoted safe patient independence during their rehabilitation programme. (cqc.org.uk)
  • During our inspection patients who needed to be admitted to a ward were spending up to 20 hours in the department. (cqc.org.uk)
  • arrangements
  • The trust must review arrangements for responding to patients with mental health needs in the minor injuries unit. (cqc.org.uk)
  • The trust must review arrangements for access to x-ray imaging after 5pm weekdays and on Saturday afternoons and Sundays or MIU patients. (cqc.org.uk)
  • family
  • In addition to pediatrics, the departments of internal medicine and family and community medicine are working on projects to improve the discharge process. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Shaikh and colleagues in family practice and internal medicine have chosen five projects to improve the discharge process. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The site also allows for family members and other caregivers to be able to access information on their loved ones, provided the patient gives permission. (theday.com)
  • Pharmacists and home care/hospice nurses should educate patients and family members to avoid referring to the drug as a "lollipop" or "candy" and to eliminate possible access by anyone other than the patient. (ismp.org)
  • Utilizes current literature to provide evidence based care to patients and family. (ausa.org)
  • 8 Patient, carer and family involvement. (docplayer.net)
  • staff
  • However, in the theatre department, improvements were required in ensuring that new staff were developed sufficiently to support the flow of patients through theatre lists. (cqc.org.uk)
  • The new system involved more steps for emergency department staff to complete when a patient attended the department and this was having an effect on the time taken with each patient. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Patients were safely managed and staff identified and responded should a patient deteriorate. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Staff showed a supportive attitude to patients. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Staff were well engaged and were aware and committed to the organisational vision of five star patient care. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Staff cared for patients with compassion. (cqc.org.uk)
  • nurses
  • Our inspection team included CQC inspectors and analysts, doctors, nurses, patient 'experts by experience' and senior NHS managers. (cqc.org.uk)
  • In A&E there were insufficient numbers of nurses qualified in the care of children and a high use of locum middle grade doctors, which had the potential to impact on patients' safety. (cqc.org.uk)
  • seamless
  • E-referrals or electronic referrals or electronic consultation is an electronic platform that enables the seamless transfer of patient information from a primary to a secondary treating practitioner's client management system. (wikipedia.org)
  • accurately
  • According to one study, at discharge only 42 percent of patients could accurately state their diagnosis, 28 percent could list the names of their medications, 37 percent could state the purpose of their medications, and 14 percent could list common side effects of their medications. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Educate patients to understand the name and purpose of these products and to carefully check that prescriptions are filled accurately. (ismp.org)
  • Ensures that participants' records are accurately completed in a timely manner. (truecareers.com)
  • time
  • Routine use of the corridor to care for patients over long periods of time was previously highlighted as a major patient safety concern. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Medicines were prescribed and administered in line with guidance and patients received the right dose at the right time. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Several consequent reports from China on some recovered SARS patients showed severe long-time sequelae exist. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • It's a totally secure site, and it empowers patients to know more about their own health," Cushing said. (theday.com)
  • Health practitioners dictate what they have done after performing procedures on patients and MT's transcribe the oral dictation and/or edit reports that have gone through speech recognition software. (wikipedia.org)
  • In health care, diagnosis codes are used as a tool to group and identify diseases, disorders, symptoms, poisonings, adverse effects of drugs & chemicals, injuries and other reasons for patient encounters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has added the category of "laboratory confirmed SARS" for patients who would otherwise be considered "probable" but who have not yet had a positive chest X-ray changes, but have tested positive for SARS based on one of the approved tests (ELISA, immunofluorescence or PCR). (wikipedia.org)
  • method of exchanging patients' health information accounts for approximately $17,160 of expenses annually for a single-clinician practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a federated model each health care provider is responsible for maintaining the records of their individual patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exchanges in the US must operate with patient consent to comply with not only the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), but a variety of state and federal laws and regulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The health record as well as any electronically stored variant of the traditional paper files contain proper identification of the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • proportion
  • The proportion of all patients that attended the emergency department and were treated within four hours was 93.2% (2,099 attendances) between October and December 2014, 91.7% (2,548 attendances) between January and March 2015 and 93.2% (2118 attendances) between April and June 2015. (cqc.org.uk)
  • process
  • With increasing pressure on NHS resources, it is very timely for the PLG to engage with this topic, and we hope that this booklet will be a valuable resource for patients, carers, doctors and others involved in the process. (docplayer.net)
  • We also hope that it will encourage all the key players to reflect on the discharge process and how it can be improved, for everyone s benefit. (docplayer.net)
  • This improvement has been attributed to team work, improved communication between departments and bed managers, a tightening up of the discharge process and more accurate data collection. (cqc.org.uk)
  • review
  • This digital format allows for immediate remote access by any physician who is authorized to review the patient information. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • Data showed an increase in standing and mobilising patients on the day of their surgery and reductions in the average length of stay for orthopaedic patients. (cqc.org.uk)
  • programme
  • An Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programme was delivered to orthopaedic patients and early mobilisation was encouraged which had reduced the length of stay for patients. (cqc.org.uk)
  • precautions
  • People with SARS must be isolated, preferably in negative pressure rooms, with complete barrier nursing precautions taken for any necessary contact with these patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Group
  • 3 Foreword by Catherine Macadam, Chair of the Patient Liaison Group, BMA. (docplayer.net)
  • BMA Patient Liaison Group These positive and negative stories serve as learning tool for doctors as well as being a useful online resource for patients and members of the public. (docplayer.net)
  • reports
  • The NPSA reviewed all 72,000 patient safety reports from the National Reporting and Learning Service in 2007 and found 14% occurred in primary care. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • needs
  • Assure that drug indication matches patient needs. (ismp.org)
  • It is imperative these views are heard if we are to ensure the NHS is truly responsive to the needs of patients. (docplayer.net)
  • The AHA's Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) program is designed to address the secondary prevention needs of patients at the highest risk-those hospitalized with cardiovascular events, transient ischemic attack, or ischemic stroke. (aafp.org)
  • Patients' individual needs were taken into account and adjustments made for example longer appointment times were available for people living with dementia and for those with mobility problems, hearing difficulties and visual impairment. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Reasonable adjustments had been made for patients with dementia, a learning disability, gender and cultural needs. (cqc.org.uk)
  • records
  • Filing cabinets are giving way to desktop computers connected to powerful servers, where patient records are processed and archived digitally. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a centralized HIE there is a central (or master) database which holds a complete copy of all of the records of every patient contained in the HIE. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • As a result of quarantine procedures, some of the post-SARS patients have been documented suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • beds
  • This was impacting on patient safety through the use of additional beds in areas not designed or equipped for this purpose. (cqc.org.uk)