MCG Health’s Dr. Sabitha Rajan to Speak at 2019 Society of Hospital Medicine Conference

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Associate Managing Editor of the nationally recognized MCG care guidelines will co-present on medically complex patients

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Dr. Rajan will co-present the session “Caring for the Complex Medically Ill” along with Mauricio Sardan, MD, a clinician from Sound Physicians, a provider-founded and led organization whose goal is the optimization of post-acute care.

MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network, and a leading provider of informed care strategies, announces Associate Managing Editor, Sabitha Rajan, MD, MSc, will speak at the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) annual conference on Mar. 25, 2019, at 3:15 p.m., in National Harbor, Maryland. Dr. Rajan will co-present the session “Caring for the Complex Medically Ill” along with Mauricio Sardan, MD, a clinician from Sound Physicians, a provider-founded and led organization whose goal is the optimization of post-acute care.

In their session, Dr. Rajan and Dr. Sardan will define what constitutes a “medically complex” patient, in addition to variants of this population, the chronically critically ill. An additional learning objective for attendees will include analysis of models within anesthesia, pediatrics, and how MCG care guidelines define “multiple condition management.” Finally, the presenters will cover what clinicians and/or hospital systems have been doing to address the needs of this population in relation to scheduling/staffing, readmission risk reduction, and post-acute care planning.

The Society of Hospital Medicine annual conference, Hospital Medicine 2019 (HM19), is billed as the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States. HM19 advertises a comprehensive schedule of educational and networking opportunities designed specifically for the hospital medicine professional. This year’s event, happening Mar. 24-27, 2019, will be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Registration details and additional information can be found at https://shmannualconference.org/.

About MCG Health
MCG, part of the Hearst Health network, helps healthcare organizations implement informed care strategies that proactively and efficiently move people toward health. MCG’s transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with our own data analysis, gives patients, providers, and payers the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, in every moment. For more information visit http://www.mcg.com or follow our Twitter handle at @MCG_Health.

About Hearst Health
The mission of Hearst Health is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person’s health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from Hearst Health reaches 85 percent of discharged patients, 205 million insured individuals, 77 million home health visits and 3.2 billion dispensed prescriptions. The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health, MCG, Homecare Homebase, MHK (formerly MedHOK—Medical House of Knowledge) and Hearst Health Ventures (http://www.hearsthealth.com). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen. Follow Hearst Health on Twitter @HearstHealth or LinkedIn @Hearst-Health.

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