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The goal of the Applied Research Collaborative for Hospitalists (ARCH) specialty group is to create and sustain a regionwide community of HBS physician researchers who collaborate on research activities and develop system-changing ideas. We endeavor to mentor, educate, and support HBS physicians with limited research experience who are interested in collaborating or starting their own projects. With this research network, we will improve patient outcomes by collaborating with local and regional leaders to translate research results into action.

Popular research topics include: complex patients, readmissions, bedside ultrasound, specialist consultants, delirium, outpatient follow-up after discharge, coordinating care using technology, inpatient diabetes management, symptom management, electronic health record use, transitions of care.


​Physicians Involved in Research


Ongoing and Completed Hospital Medicine Projects, All Funding Mechanisms

Clinical Effects of an Electronic Health Record Based Integrated Smoking Cessation Intervention at Hospital Discharge.
Somalee Banerjee. Hospital Medicine. CB. Ongoing.

Comparative Outcomes and Safety Associated with Implementation of a Subcutaneous Insulin Protocol for Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
Priya Rao . Hospital Medicine. CB. Ongoing.

The Effect of Fluid Status on Outcomes in Severe Sepsis: The EF SOS Study.
Michael Yoo. Hospital Medicine. CB. Ongoing.

Improving ARDS care.
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu. Hospital Medicine. DSRP. Completed.

Inpatient outcomes associated with regional implementation of a benzodiazepine-sparing alcohol withdrawal orderset.
Vincent Liu. Hospital Medicine. TAP. Completed.

VentViz: mechanical ventilation and ARDS care through data visualization.
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu. Hospital Medicine. DSRP. Completed.