Quality improvement (QI) may be a big thing in medicine, but that doesn't mean that QI projects need to be large, experts said during an Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 session ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
Emergency medical services systems that perform prehospital intubation should provide a program of ongoing quality improvement to minimize complications and track overall SGA and ETT placement success rates.
Dr. Christmas was taken aback by how quickly a feeding tube was placed and how the woman was sent home no longer able to eat, “which is a really important
The findings align with previous research finding that although a hospital's high performance on one measure of cardiovascular care may be associated with higher-quality care for other cardiovascular conditions, ... The lack of correlation might be due
From these efforts, literally dozens of quality improvement initiatives have emerged and Dr. ... As director of quality improvement operations for the entire hospital medicine division, Dr.
2. Bring in consultants. Effective lines of communication are the basis of the solution developed by FMQAI, a Florida-based health care quality improvement company. ... Although its efforts have since gone nationwide, FMQAI first got involved in
Since the study's conclusion, the hospital has made enoxaparin a quality improvement measure and has educated surgeons about adverse results of missing doses, which has lowered the percentage of doses
This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... For some hospitalists, publishing the results of a quality improvement project seems like
Dr. Beliveau said that she uses the NSQIP (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program) Surgical Risk Calculator to determine surgical risk. ... Dr. Beliveau said that more research is also needed on a possible association between frailty and discharge