While initially developed as navigation aids, the apps have a variety of other potential uses, including equipment tracking and quality improvement. ... The apps also have potential uses for quality improvement based on the information they collect, said
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
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
Smith-Bindman. Patient desire for imaging often results from a misunderstanding of the quantity/quality equation, according to Dr. ... But they do [have standards] for mammography, so there is a precedent of their getting involved in quality improvement
Educating to improve patient care: Integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum.Am J Med Qual. ... Improving patient care outcomes by teaching quality improvement to medical students in community-based practices.
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
ACP Hospitalist will feature articles on topics like hospital safety, best practices, workflow, and quality of care. ... In upcoming issues, we'll be turning our attention to quality improvement by looking back at the Institute for Healthcare
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
The investigators have robustly taken implementation science to the next level, thus showing that thoughtfully planned quality-improvement endeavors that are integrated with robust research evaluation measures can positively affect our
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.