Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Nine transitional care interventions for heart failure may help optimize outcomes

Develop, monitor, and ensure transparency of quality measures, using a structure, process, and outcome framework. ... said. “Health care leaders must facilitate and ensure follow-through of transition interventions, continuity of services, and
January 2015

Too much of a good thing?

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
December 2010

In the News

Less common tasks were serving on committees (46.4%), championing quality improvement initiatives (40.6%), and conducting research (2.9%).
December 2014

A deviant approach to hospital challenges

Rather than imposing externally defined best practices, as is common in many quality-improvement initiatives, it generates solutions from within. ... are just so different than conventional approaches to quality improvement and hospital management.”.
November 2009

Sepsis contributes to at least 1 in 3 inpatient deaths

Quality improvement in treating sepsis has focused mostly on standardizing care for the most severely ill patients, while treatment for other sepsis patients is less defined, the authors wrote.
June 2014

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
July 2011

Nominate a Top Hospitalist

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

3 Wishes, penalties, and more

Given the fundamental challenges associated with the HACRP, its costs—including hospitals' administrative efforts and distraction from quality improvement activities with a higher yield—may well exceed its benefits,” they wrote. ... Emergency
April 2020

Good door-to-balloon time not associated with fast stroke response, study finds

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
March 2017

M&M conferences get swept up in QI trend

You have to create a learning climate with an explicit agenda and discussion points” related to quality improvement, said Dr. ... The case illustrates how the M&M is adding to SFVAMC's “spectrum of quality improvement,” which also includes root
January 2011

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