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
This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... For some hospitalists, publishing the results of a quality improvement project seems like
Leaders in quality improvement and patient safety, community and academic hospitalists, teachers and mentors—all are represented, and more.
Hospitalists can identify needs, collaborate with chaplains.
Where: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore. The issue: Reducing ambulance diversion hours and emergency department (ED) throughput time by implementing a hospitalist-led quality improvement initiative.
Thus far, quality challenges have been addressed more tangentially in other graduate programs such as health policy or public health. ... Mayer. “While others have featured quality and quality improvement, we've focused a little heavier on safety and
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
Medicare uses physician specialty data to look at individual quality, costs, and utilization. ... been the hallmark of SSC's quality improvement efforts associated with improved survival during the preceding decade.”.
The quality improvement project began with a system change, delivered through the electronic health record (EHR). ... Arora. “The brochure was endorsed by the chief quality officer, as well as our GI fellowship director, so it helped that it had that
Physician judgment and Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations should play bigger role in 2-midnight rule, CMS has proposed. ... The other significant proposed change is that Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will conduct first-line medical