• 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)
  • hospital
  • Ulfat Shaikh, top right, discusses with pediatric residents their plan for improving hospital discharges. (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)
  • 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 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • St Mary's Hospital had implemented a number of initiatives to continually assess patient acuity and staffing levels using a designated co-ordinator. (cqc.org.uk)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • hours
  • Test results are available to patients on the portal within 36 hours of the test, Cushing said, along with basic information about whether their results are above, below or at target levels. (theday.com)
  • 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)
  • accurate
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • method of exchanging patients' health information accounts for approximately $17,160 of expenses annually for a single-clinician practice. (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)
  • The electronic health record (EHR) is a more longitudinal collection of the electronic health information of individual patients or populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • nurses
  • Our inspection team included CQC inspectors and analysts, doctors, nurses, patient 'experts by experience' and senior NHS managers. (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)
  • time
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • flow
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • review
  • This digital format allows for immediate remote access by any physician who is authorized to review the patient information. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • although
  • The terms EHR, electronic patient record (EPR) and EMR have often been used interchangeably, although differences between the models are now being defined. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • emergency
  • Both baby's and mother's higher mortalities are associated with the inability to offer timely assistance to mothers with emergency procedures in case of complications during labour, as well as with widely varying licensing and training standards for birth attendants between different states and countries. (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)
  • house
  • If U.S. House Speaker does not allow the bill to be introduced in the House, it still has a chance to be introduced on the House floor through a discharge petition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Personal
  • Personal stories are a critical part of putting a patient face to a policy issue. (docplayer.net)
  • Patients' right to privacy was being compromised by personal information being on display in open areas, for example on computer screens in the A&E and confidential information being discussed in public areas such as corridors. (cqc.org.uk)
  • report
  • Annual Report which provides an overview of the organization, its corporate achievements of the past fiscal year, the priorities for the upcoming year and a summary of the audited financial statements. (wikipedia.org)