May 16, 2015

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Maintains Glycemic Targets With a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia for Non-Diabetic CV Surgical Patients in the Inpatient Setting

In by Heather DelCarpini

eGlycemic Management Solution Safely Maintains Glycemic Targets With a Low Incidence of Hypoglycemia for Non-Diabetic CV Surgical Patients in the Inpatient Setting Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Paul Chidester,2 Jagdeesh Ullal,3 Amy Henderson,4 Robby Booth,4 Raymie McFarland4 Objective Patients without a prior diagnosis of diabetes admitted for cardiovascular (CV) …

February 26, 2015

Improvement in Inpatient Glycemic Care Pathways to Quality

In by Heather DelCarpini

Improvement in Inpatient Glycemic Care: Pathways to Quality Publication Current Diabetes Reports Date February 2015 Authors Joseph Aloi, Christopher Mulla, Jagdeesh Ullal, David Lieb Abstract The management of inpatient hyperglycemia is a focus of quality improvement projects across many hospital systems while remaining a point of controversy among clinicians. The association of inpatient hyperglycemia with suboptimal hospital outcomes is accepted …

December 17, 2014

Tides of Change Improving Glucometrics in a Large Multihospital Health Care System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Tides of Change: Improving Glucometrics in a Large Multihospital Health Care System Publication Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology Date December 2014 Authors Christopher Mulla,1 David Lieb,2 Raymie McFarland,3 Joseph Aloi2 Introduction This study explores the relationship between education for inpatient diabetes providers and the utilization of insulin order sets, inpatient glucometrics, and length of stay in a large health …

October 30, 2014

Management of Hyperglycemia and Reduction in Hypoglycemia in Psychiatric Patients Using eGlycemic Management System

In by Heather DelCarpini

Management of Hyperglycemia and Reduction in Hypoglycemia in Psychiatric Patients Using eGlycemic Management System Presentation Annual Wireless Health Conference Date October 2014 Authors Stephen Ingram, Laurel Fuqua, Robby Booth, Andrew Rhinehart, Randall Ball, Tamera Parsons, Raymie McFarland Introduction Prevention of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia are important for the proper management of diabetes as these acute complications are not only costly to …

June 15, 2014

Sentara Health System Sees Glycemic Improvement for Hospital Basal Bolus Patients in the First 30 Days Using eGlycemic Management System by Glytec

In by Heather DelCarpini

Sentara Health System Sees Glycemic Improvement for Hospital Basal Bolus Patients in the First 30 Days Using eGlycemic Management System by Glytec Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Date May 2014 June 2014 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Paul Chidester,2 Raymie McFarland3 Objective Hospitalized patients who experience hyper/hypoglycemia have been associated with increased …

April 5, 2014

Effectively Identifying the Inpatient With Hyperglycemia to Increase Patient Care and Lower Costs

In by Heather DelCarpini

Effectively Identifying the Inpatient With Hyperglycemia to Increase Patient Care and Lower Costs Publication Hospital Practice Date April 2014 Authors Melanie Mabrey,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Sandra Young,3 Penny Cooper,1 Paul Chidester,4 Andrew Rhinehart5 Abstract Recent years have seen an increased focus on merging quality care and financial results. This focus not only extends to the inpatient setting but also is of …

Inpatient Glycemic Control in 4 Easy Steps

In by Heather DelCarpini

Inpatient Glycemic Control in 4 Easy Steps Publication Hospital Practice Date April 2014 Author Andrew Rhinehart Introduction As hospitals aim for better inpatient glycemic control to improve patient outcomes, it is essential for practitioners to work as an integrated treatment team to achieve the glycemic goals outlined by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), …

May 4, 2013

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm

In by Heather DelCarpini

Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department Utilizing a Web Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm Presentation American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress Date May 2013 Authors Joseph Aloi,1 Raymie McFarland,2 Margaret Bachand,3 Courtenay Harrison3 Objective Ongoing efforts at improving quality metrics in the care of persons with diabetes frequently focus on avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations, decreasing length of …

May 18, 2012

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

In by Heather DelCarpini

Perioperative Use of the Glucommander for Glucose Control in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Presentation International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium Date May 2012 Authors Julie Huffmyer, Franziska Blum, Danja Groves, Edward Nemergut Introduction Hyperglycemia is a common perioperative problem in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery.1 Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with increased morbidity and …

October 12, 2010

A Comparison Study of Continuous Insulin Infusion Protocols in the Medical Intensive Care Unit Computer-Guided Vs. Standard Column-Based Algorithms

In by Heather DelCarpini

A Comparison Study of Continuous Insulin Infusion Protocols in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: Computer-Guided Vs. Standard Column-Based Algorithms Publication Journal of Hospital Medicine Date October 2010 Authors Christopher Newton,1 Dawn Smiley,1 Bruce Bode,2 Abbas Kitabchi,3 Paul Davidson,2 Sol Jacobs,1 R Dennis Steed,5 Frankie Stentz,3 Limin Peng,4 Patrick Mulligan,1 Amado Freire,3 Angel Temponi,1 Guillermo Umpierrez1 ABSTRACT Purpose: To compare the …

August 11, 2006

Financial Implications of Glycemic Control: Results of an Inpatient Diabetes Management Program

In by Heather DelCarpini

Financial Implications of Glycemic Control: Results of an Inpatient Diabetes Management Program Publication Endocrine Practice Date August 2006 Authors Christopher Newton,1 Sandra Young2 Abstract Objectives: (1) To determine the financial implications associated with changes in clinical outcomes resulting from implementation of an inpatient diabetes management program and (2) To describe the strategies involved in the formation of this program. Methods: …