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Dr. Shaaban also leads a quality improvement track where residents meet monthly to discuss topics and collaborate on quality improvement projects. ... They are learning the science of quality improvement and applying it to make real changes in their work
November 2014

Journal Watch: Recent studies of note

However, the authors wrote, their findings suggest that within specific hospitals, minorities and white patients generally receive the same quality of care. ... Policymakers should direct quality improvement efforts toward lower-performing hospitals
May 2008

Hospital revisits, admissions appear common after observation stays in Medicare beneficiaries

The authors noted that their study included only patients ages 65 years and older, did not report on such outcomes as symptoms or quality of life, and did not adjust data ... in this area, as well as additional research on observation stays as a focus of
June 2017

Data breaches, infective endocarditis

The main limitation of the study is data quality, as entities may fail to discover or report data breaches, the study authors noted. ... As with other new technologies, the use of ultrasound varies in part due to resources, part of an “equity gap” in
March 2020

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... As a quality improvement project, she surveyed more than 400 patients to determine whether they found whiteboards useful.
November 2019

Failing at heart failure treatment

Whether they're joining major quality improvement initiatives or just making changes to the care of individual patients, the involvement of hospitalists is critical to reducing readmissions and improving care for ... Dr. Mudge and colleagues piloted a
August 2010

Letter from the Editor

As health care reform ramps up, so does discussion about how to cut medical costs without compromising quality. ... home. We also provide a crash-course primer on the 21 drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2010, and summarize some
July 2011

Hospitals often overestimate performance of timely tPA delivery for stroke, study finds

Overestimation of the quality of care that an institution provides may perpetuate suboptimal performance, whereas accurate measurements of current performance and realistic comparison to other more successful sites might provide the ... needed motivation
July 2015

ICDs may be underused among older patients after heart attack

The authors noted that the “post-MI care transition is a point of vulnerability amenable to potential quality improvement interventions” and called for more research on interventions that “encourage close outpatient
July 2015

AHA: Improve response to inpatient cardiac arrest

Implement best practices across all phases of IHCA care with a continuous quality improvement program. ... In addition to the limitations of current knowledge and reporting on IHCA, the common perception that it is hopeless presents an impediment to
March 2013

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