Implementation of an acute venous thromboembolism clinical pathway reduces healthcare utilization and mitigates health disparities.

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BACKGROUND Acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) is prevalent, expensive, and deadly. Published data at our institution identified significant VTE care variation based on payer source. We developed a VTE clinical pathway to standardize care, decrease hospital utilization, provide education, and mitigate disparities. METHODS Target population for our… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jhm.2186

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@article{Misky2014ImplementationOA, title={Implementation of an acute venous thromboembolism clinical pathway reduces healthcare utilization and mitigates health disparities.}, author={Gregory J. Misky and Todd Carlson and Elaina Thompson and Toby Trujillo and Kristen E. Nordenholz}, journal={Journal of hospital medicine}, year={2014}, volume={9 7}, pages={430-5} }