Marley said. Therefore, hospitalists at small hospitals must be able to manage a broader array of patients through telephone or virtual consults and without in-person subspecialist comanagement, according to Dr.
Hospitalists and orthopedic surgeons at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., got together to create a comanagement program in which the hospitalists did preoperative evaluations on fracture patients and at the
reduce complications and length of stay without taking on the burden of full comanagement for all of the surgical patients. ... I think automatic comanagement is also not ideal and that the answer is somewhere in between.
Comanagement is especially important at discharge, agreed Dr. Fain. “IBD patients will need long-term management of these chronic disease processes, and ideally, most patients will follow up with a gastroenterologist
If I have five comanagements and no ICU patients and my partner is seeing three ICU patients and no comanagements, his workload is considerably higher than mine,” he explained. ... We have them in our perioperative service and our oncology comanagement
$226,065 for local groups);. Academic hospitalists were least likely to participate in comanagement (71% vs.
referred inpatients from low-volume admitters,. surgeons' requests for consultation or comanagement,. ... For example, Milford Hospital created a top-notch joint replacement program with hospitalists as key players in comanagement.
They called for further study of different models of surgical comanagement.
In a prospective, observational study at an urban academic hospital, researchers compared 828 consecutive medical patients admitted to a hospitalist-led ICU team (with intensivist consultation/comanagement of 152 patients) with
Unsurprisingly, it involves improving multidisciplinary collaboration, which is also key to effective orthopedic comanagement, the focus of another article.