Impact of localizing general medical teams to a single nursing unit.

@article{Singh2012ImpactOL,
  title={Impact of localizing general medical teams to a single nursing unit.},
  author={Siddhartha Singh and S. Armagan Tarima and Vipulkumar Rana and David S. Marks and Mary M Conti and Kathleen Idstein and Lee Arnold Biblo and Kathlyn E. Fletcher},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={551-6}
}
BACKGROUND Localization of general medical inpatient teams is an attractive way to improve inpatient care but has not been adequately studied. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of localizing general medical teams to a single nursing unit. DESIGN Quasi-experimental study using historical and concurrent controls. SETTING A 490-bed academic medical center in the midwestern United States. PATIENTS Adult, general medical patients, other than those with sickle cell disease, admitted to medical… CONTINUE READING
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