ACP provided resources on telehealth and physician well-being, while cardiology groups advised patients to stay on angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers.
The score assigned points based on central venous catheterization, immobilization, history of venous thromboembolism (VTE), mechanical ventilation, hemoglobin levels during hospitalization, and platelet count at admission.
Patients in a randomized trial were assigned to receive usual care, defined as a discharge bundle for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that included written information about pulmonary rehab, or usual care plus the video, which was viewed on a handheld tablet at discharge.
Coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and coronary artery bypass grafting were done less frequently in homeless patients, and homeless patients who did undergo PCI were more likely to receive bare-metal stents, according to a recent study.
The Committee is most interested in workshops that have a high likelihood of changing physician behavior using proven teaching techniques or new and innovative teaching strategies that have yet to be tested.