Retrospective Study of Multi-disciplinary Rounding on the Thoracic Oncology Unit

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Reference 261 May 3, 2012
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)


Multi-disciplinary rounding can help reduce a patient’s length of stay (LOS). This retrospective study evaluates thoracic oncology patients who did and did not receive MR for four specific factors:

  • Length of stay,
  • Patient satisfaction,
  • Intensity of care, and
  • Hospital net revenue.


  • Readiness for Reform (R4R), Rounds, Thoracic Surgery, Clinical Guidelines, Efficiency of Care Delivery, Integrating Quality (IQ)

Competencies Addressed

  • Medical
    • Patient Care
    • Systems-based Practice

Professional Interest

  • Community Health
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Quality Improvement

Intended Audience

  • Practicing Health Professional
    • Physician
    • Public Health
  • Professional & Faculty Development
  • Professional School
    • Medical Student
  • Professional School Post-Graduate Training
    • Resident

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