Masica. He would recommend that anyone doing a similar project in the future use either a waiver of informed consent or structure it as a quality improvement project.
We share data and processes and work on quality improvement across all the participating centers. ... Q: Should such evaluations be completed sooner—for example, before the launch of a nationwide quality improvement initiative?
quality improvement] was around this idea,” said Michelle Mourad, ACP Member, director of quality for the division of hospital medicine at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. ... At Dr. Mourad's hospital, the interns complete a
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Keep in mind, though, that extending resuscitation times should be part of a larger quality improvement effort, said Dr. ... At the University of Chicago, leadership training is one important element in an ongoing quality improvement program aimed at
The retrospective cohort study used data gathered from 2013 through 2017 at 88 hospitals in which palliative care teams voluntarily participated in the Palliative Care Quality Network, a national quality improvement ... Limitations of the study include
I am involved in many safety and quality improvement measures in the hospital,” she said. ... and allows them to participate in actual quality improvement projects at the hospital.
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Patients with interhospital stroke transfers had higher mortality, more severe disability than front-door patients
Results were published online on Sept. 1 by Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. ... In addition to suggesting an impact of interhospital stroke transfers on hospital mortality metrics, the study findings show an opportunity for quality
readmissions for high-volume conditions, and that nonteaching hospitals with higher volumes of stroke patients may be good potential targets for quality improvement efforts.