Care Management


Health system innovations are sometimes justified in economic language, but clinicians speakthe language of patient care. Advancing reform requires translators who speak both languages.
No national studies have examined the interaction effect of the electronic health record (EHR) and hospitalist care on length of stay (LOS). Thus, we examine the combined effect of the EHR and hospitalist care on LOS.
A systematic review of presenteeism instruments found that most have been validated to some extent, but evidence for criterion validity is virtually absent.
The authors identify a 4-step plan to accelerate the spread of evidence-based practices.
A study to determine the health literacy of elderly patients and establish whether an association exists between health literacy and cardiovascular disease risk factors.


October 17 - 18, 2014
Boston, MA