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Hospital Medicine's research activities, led by Dr. Alok Kapoor, focus on outcomes research in acute care medicine for older adults.

Themes of research include:

  • Adverse events particularly adverse drug events after discharge from hospital in various populations
  • Anticoagulation decision-making and outcomes
  • Preoperative exercise for frail older adults
  • Use of various tools of health information technology to improve adherence to anticoagulation guidelines for patients with atrial fibrillation

Link to publications from Dr. Alok Kapoor and colleagues from UMass.