Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Almost 20% of eligible ACS inpatients don't get ACE inhibitors, ARBs at discharge

The uptick in prescriptions over the study period coincides with nationwide implementation of quality improvement programs, the authors wrote, but the results indicate more work is necessary. ... ACE inhibitor and ARB use might also be considered as a
March 2014

Helping patients help themselves

Even in hospitals participating in the Get with the Guidelines quality improvement initiative, only about half of eligible patients were referred to CR prior to discharge, according to a study by ... But they may not know about new evidence showing even
December 2010

Defeating C. diff

Even among patients who survive but have multiple recurrences, the infection can severely erode quality of life, as evidenced by willingness to consider a fecal transplant, said Richard Nathan, DO, an ... As an informatics team, we wanted to use data to
July 2017

Community hospitals branch out to clinical research

cover a range of activities including quality improvement and education, as well as scholarship.”. ... Quality improvement projects often offer the surest path to scholarship for community-based hospitalists, he added.
December 2008

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
May 2010

Kickstarting your academic hospital medicine career

Dr. Auron said. Do they want to devote themselves primarily to teaching, or to research, or to a specific institutional area like quality improvement or cost control? ... Dr. Auron credits a mentor with encouraging him to pursue quality improvement, now
October 2013

Recruitment improvement

A typical compensation model includes a guaranteed base salary plus opportunities to earn additional income through productivity bonuses and quality improvement-based incentives, said Jason Farr, senior vice president with The ... Another topic that
February 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound—Part 1

In the selection of POCUS equipment, the ability to easily archive and retrieve images is essential for quality assurance, continuing education, institutional quality improvement, documentation, and reimbursement. ... Images must be available for payer
March 2020

Acute kidney injury, racial disparities

The findings also “raise concerns about the potential for broadly targeted quality improvement initiatives to exacerbate inequities in care,” they added. ... They noted that possible explanations for the findings include previous observations that
January 2020

Nominate a Top Hospitalist

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
July 2017

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