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
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.
The Michigan Keystone ICU project, a statewide quality improvement initiative, was associated with lower hospital mortality compared to surrounding Midwestern states, a study found. ... Overall, the findings suggest that large-scale, robust and
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
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.
Less common tasks were serving on committees (46.4%), championing quality improvement initiatives (40.6%), and conducting research (2.9%).
They concluded that tele-ICUs can provide benefits even to hospitals that already have daytime intensivist staffing and active quality improvement efforts. ... monitoring. The differing results show that implementation of a tele-ICU is not a universal
Edmond, MD, FACP, MPH, MPA, chief quality officer and associate chief medical officer at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. ... Despite receiving a brief PowerPoint presentation, reminders, and access to cleaning supplies, the
improved work flow, patient safety, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
Photo by Thinkstock. Researchers used data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to assess patients who had inpatient general, vascular, thoracic, cardiac, and orthopedic surgery between Jan. ... The authors noted that the National