Communication • Inform referring Physicians of patient's progress • Maintain clear, organized and legible records in order to minimize errors • Give meticulous attention to discharge planning, discharge summaries, pending studies and follow-up appointments with PCP's.
Quality of Care • Adhere to "Best Practice" guidelines • Tailor services to the needs of the patients • Use protocols to optimize and standardize patient care
• Decrease Length of Stay • Use resources and consultants appropriately • Review diagnostic studies and laboratory data in a timely basis.
Continuity of Care • Return patients to the care of Primary Care Physicians upon discharge • Schedule consultations and follow-up appointments through PCP's office • Forward pertinent medical records to PCP's & Patient/Family Satisfaction • Inform family of patient's progress daily • Provide opportunities for questions and answers on a regular basis • Address the concerns of the family regarding hospital care, nursing care, physicians' qualifications, etc
A brief "Welcome" to our new site, and some background info on the TIPS program and mission...
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Texas Inpatient Pediatrics
Check here for the most current lists of our member doctors, for both Newborn & Pediatric, by hospital. You can view, download, save &/or print...
“My experience with the Physicians of TIPS has been nothing short of outstanding. Notonly have my patients enjoyed excellent direct care from the service, but I have alwaysfelt welcomed when I have sought advice from the Physicians regarding the managementof patients that I personally admit. I recommend and will continue to utilize this service.”
- Michael William Mann, M.D.
“I have had several patients covered and cared for by TIPS Physicians for over 5 years. Knowing I can have a Hospitalist follow my patients when I send them to the Emergency Room if they need admission allows me the Freedom to know that they can have excellent care.”
- Carmen T. Garza, M.D
"Hospitalist programs are here to stay, they do good work, are always available to families, and many studies have concluded that they shorten Hospital stay.”
- Graham Hall, M.D
Check here for current calendars reflecting doctors' schedules for On-Call, both Newborn & Pediatric by hospital - view, download, save &/or print...
See how TIPS provides a variety of services, including Attending Physician Services & Newborn care 24 x 7 x 365. Also, you can download & print a couple of very useful forms...