Search results for "Quality Improvement"

Results 151 - 160 of about 339 for "Quality Improvement".

Fixing, not fighting, electronic systems

As frustrating as they may sometimes find alerts, physicians are becoming increasingly dependent on them, and that should guide the approach to improvement, Dr. ... In this day and age, there's no way to do a quality improvement project, there's no way
May 2016

Hospitalists as physician advisors

She watched the amount of time she spent on direct patient care decrease, while time devoted to utilization management, quality improvement and documentation increased. ... They also often participate in key hospital committees (including utilization
July 2013

Cardiac arrest

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.
November 2019

Frailty Index appears to predict adverse outcomes in geriatric trauma patients

The researchers noted that they evaluated patients at only one academic medical center and didn't examine how frailty affected long-term functional outcomes or quality of life. ... Although the best frailty tool for trauma cases has yet to be determined,
June 2014

Bundle compliance increased, mortality decreased under New York sepsis regulations

Study authors concluded that the statewide initiative increased compliance with sepsis performance measures, although they noted that it is difficult for research on quality improvement projects to prove causation. ... Public calls to professionalism and
September 2018

Reducing readmissions by empowering patients

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) was recruiting Medicare quality improvement organizations (QIOs) to pilot new methods of transitioning patients from inpatient to post-acute care.
September 2010

Hospitalists implement disease management strategies

Identify patient education and assistance needs around the issue. Identify quality outcomes.
May 2008

From ACP Hospitalist

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
July 2019

Guidelines issued on early management of acute ischemic stroke

designation of stroke centers and stroke care quality improvement process, including telemedicine;.
February 2013

Caring for sepsis survivors

lower quality of life, and increased rates of admission to long-term care facilities. ... In a patient with long-standing severe comorbidities, or progressively declining health status and poor quality of life leading into sepsis hospitalization, it may
April 2018

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