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
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
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.
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,
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
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.
Identify patient education and assistance needs around the issue. Identify quality outcomes.
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
designation of stroke centers and stroke care quality improvement process, including telemedicine;.
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