Year: 2017

Clinician Wellbeing, Efficiency of Practice, Ambulatory Optimization and the Be Wise Approach

11/20/2017

Stewart Babbott, MD a UVA Professor in the Department of Medicine researches and writes on clinician well-being.  He is one of the authors in a recent article on physician wellbeing…

Epic Training is Happening Now

5/23/2017

Dear Colleagues, Epic Training is Happening Now When you think of Epic Phase 2, are you wondering: Will I be impacted? What’s changing as a result of Epic Phase 2?…

Relationships: Interactions Lead to Better Outcomes

4/5/2017

Health care is provided through relationships—one on one interactions between the caregiver and the patient. Our nursing colleagues are focusing on evidence based practices that are known to improve the…

Did you ever wonder why the residents order so many labs?

3/28/2017

In a 2016 article in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Sedrak et al. explore why residents order unnecessary labs in inpatient settings. The study is below. We would love to know your thoughts. Tell us what…

Welcome the Transitionalists – the newest team on the block!

1/25/2017

In keeping with the fourfold goals of: improving quality of care,  identifying factors leading to readmission, preventing unnecessary readmissions and improving patient satisfaction, the University of Virginia is piloting a…