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research facultyAll hospitalist faculty are actively involved in scholarly pursuits within the field of hospital medicine. Some current research projects include:

  • VA-based Patient Safety Enhancement Program
  • Multi-hospital patient safety consortium (HELPS Consortium)
  • Device-related infections
  • Nosocomial fever
  • DVT prophylaxis in medical inpatients
  • Guideline implementation: ETOH withdrawal, smoking cessation
  • Perioperative beta-blockers, glucose control, DVT prophylaxis
  • Mock-code educational program
  • CPOE implementation / computer based sign-out and hand-offs
  • Applying “Lean” business practices to inpatient processes
  • Intensive Care Unit staffing
  • Community-acquired and nosocomial pneumonia
  • Pharmacist facilitated discharge
  • Inpatient curriculum innovations

A full list of faculty research projects and relevant recent publications can be found under links to individual faculty.


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