• AcuteCare for Elders tracker and e-Geriatrician: methods to disseminate ACE concepts to hospitals with no geriatricians on staff

    15 days ago - By Aurora Health Care

    This article describes an innovative method to disseminate the Acute Care for Elders model of care for hospitalized older patients implemented at 11 community hospitals in Wisconsin. The ACE Tracker is a computer-generated checklist of all older patients in a facility that takes information from multiple areas of the electronic medical record to identify the older patients' risk factors for functional decline and poor outcomes. The ACE Tracker report was validated against in-person observation of the older patients and found to be accurate. Interdisciplinary teams on medical-surgical units...
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  • Acute Care for Elders Sitter Protocol for Reduction of 1:1 Observation in a Large Tertiary Hospital: C12

    15 days ago - By Aurora Health Care


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