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Project: Interventions to Decrease Hospital Length of Stay

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Title Created by Key Questions Addressed Form Notes
Discharge Planning Jacki Hostetter 1, 2, 3, 4
Geriatric assessment or consultation Jacki Hostetter 5, 6, 7, 8
Medication Management Jacki Hostetter 9, 10, 11, 12
Clinical pathways Jacki Hostetter 13, 14, 15, 16
Inter- or multi- disciplinary care Jacki Hostetter 17, 18, 19, 20
Case Management Jacki Hostetter 21, 22, 23, 24
Hospitalist services Jacki Hostetter 25, 26, 27, 28
Telehealth Jacki Hostetter 29, 30, 31, 32


Associated Studies (each link opens a new tab)

Title Author Year
Discharge planning from hospital to home. Shepperd S., McClaran J., Phillips CO., Lannin NA., Clemson LM., McCluskey A., Cameron ID., Barras SL. 2010
Effectiveness of nurse-led early discharge planning programmes for hospital inpatients with chronic disease or rehabilitation needs: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Zhu QM., Liu J., Hu HY., Wang S. 2015
Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions for older inpatients discharged home. Mabire C., Dwyer A., Garnier A., Pellet J. 2018
The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of clinical nurse specialist-led hospital to home transitional care: a systematic review. Bryant-Lukosius D., Carter N., Reid K., Donald F., Martin-Misener R., Kilpatrick K., Harbman P., Kaasalainen S., Marshall D., Charbonneau-Smith R., DiCenso A. 2015
Effectiveness of nursing discharge planning interventions on health-related outcomes in discharged elderly inpatients: a systematic review. Mabire C., Dwyer A., Garnier A., Pellet J. 2016
A systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating geriatric consultation on older trauma patients. Eagles D., Godwin B., Cheng W., Moors J., Figueira S., Khoury L., Fournier K., Lampron J. 2020
Outcomes in Multidisciplinary Team-based Approach in Geriatric Hip Fracture Care: A Systematic Review. Patel JN., Klein DS., Sreekumar S., Liporace FA., Yoon RS. 2020
Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital. Ellis G., Gardner M., Tsiachristas A., Langhorne P., Burke O., Harwood RH., Conroy SP., Kircher T., Somme D., Saltvedt I., Wald H., O'Neill D., Robinson D., Shepperd S. 2017
Effects of hospital-wide interventions to improve care for frail older inpatients: a systematic review. Bakker FC., Robben SH., Olde Rikkert MG. 2011
The effectiveness of inpatient geriatric evaluation and management units: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Van Craen K., Braes T., Wellens N., Denhaerynck K., Flamaing J., Moons P., Boonen S., Gosset C., Petermans J., Milisen K. 2010
Interventions designed to improve the safety and quality of therapeutic anticoagulation in an inpatient electronic medical record. Austin J., Barras M., Sullivan C. 2020
Systematic review of interventions to improve safety and quality of anticoagulant prescribing for therapeutic indications for hospital inpatients. Frazer A., Rowland J., Mudge A., Barras M., Martin J., Donovan P. 2019
Computerized advice on drug dosage to improve prescribing practice. Gillaizeau F., Chan E., Trinquart L., Colombet I., Walton RT., Rège-Walther M., Burnand B., Durieux P. 2013
Hospital-based quality improvement interventions for patients with heart failure: a systematic review. Agarwal A., Bahiru E., Yoo SGK., Berendsen MA., Harikrishnan S., Hernandez AF., Prabhakaran D., Huffman MD. 2019
Effects of care pathways on the in-hospital treatment of heart failure: a systematic review. Kul S., Barbieri A., Milan E., Montag I., Vanhaecht K., Panella M. 2012
Strategies for prevention of postoperative delirium: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. Zhang H., Lu Y., Liu M., Zou Z., Wang L., Xu FY., Shi XY. 2013
Effects of Interdisciplinary Team Care Interventions on General Medical Wards: A Systematic Review. Pannick S., Davis R., Ashrafian H., Byrne BE., Beveridge I., Athanasiou T., Wachter RM., Sevdalis N. 2015
Does case management for patients with heart failure based in the community reduce unplanned hospital admissions? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Huntley AL., Johnson R., King A., Morris RW., Purdy S. 2016
Do hospitalist physicians improve the quality of inpatient care delivery? A systematic review of process, efficiency and outcome measures. White HL., Glazier RH. 2011
Effects of Telestroke on Thrombolysis Times and Outcomes: A Meta-analysis. Baratloo A., Rahimpour L., Abushouk AI., Safari S., Lee CW., Abdalvand A. -- Not Found --




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