Researchers used retrospective cohort data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to assess rates of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in more than 1.4
Among other limitations, the study authors noted that they could not adjust for all potential risk factors, such as frailty and quality of life. ... The model, they wrote, “should be a valuable adjunct for patient counseling, performance assessment,
Researchers analyzed retrospective data from the CathPCI Registry, a national reporting system for quality improvement of cardiac catheterization and PCI procedures. ... In both reviews, the authors noted the need for larger, higher-quality studies.
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
Whether community or academic hospitalists, leaders in quality improvement or teachers, the commitment of these men and women to their work is apparent and inspiring.
It is reinforcement that our work is about improving quality of patient care.”. ... Indeed, South Miami administrators say they did not incur any costs specific to HQID because the hospital had positioned itself to participate in other quality
associated infection prevention programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the CDC. ... And we know that hospitalists are really skilled at quality improvement work.
Even our institution is at the edge of our ability to recruit the quality of people we want,” he said. ... That means some form of academic role for these physicians, whether it's as teachers, researchers, quality improvement experts or
Agenda items included review of current evidence on transitions between inpatient and outpatient care and the best methods of establishing quality improvement measures. ... Coleman, ACP Member, presented research on four areas of transition in which
The Governors also requested that the Regents develop methods to monitor the fairness of pay-for-performance programs and ensure that quality measures, not economic considerations, are the primary factor in ... of such infections a quality improvement