readmissions for high-volume conditions, and that nonteaching hospitals with higher volumes of stroke patients may be good potential targets for quality improvement efforts.
A multi-pronged quality improvement program helped community hospitals adopt six evidence-based practices in the ICU, a study reported. ... Generally, large-scale quality improvement initiatives “should choose practices based on measured rather than
Hospitals want to feel that the hospitalists care about the things they care about, whether that's quality improvement, effective resource management, cost per case, or helping to build market share ... Several physicians agreed that providing incentives
Thomas Worrall, MD, medical director of the UPMC Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation. ... Jack. “If it reduces rehospitalizations, it will save significant amounts. There are not too many things that show improvement in care and cost less.”.
You need a forum and structure to work on quality improvement. ... So Jane Brock, MD, chief medical officer of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC), a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), was pleasantly surprised when St.
Educating to improve patient care: Integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum.Am J Med Qual. ... Improving patient care outcomes by teaching quality improvement to medical students in community-based practices.
Dr. Allen's research, published in the March 2013 Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, showed the answer to be complex. ... associate clinical professor in medicine and neurosurgery and chief quality officer for medicine at the University of
Medical errors have always been a topic of concern in the health care industry, but the quality improvement movement got a boost nine years ago, when the Institute of Healthcare Improvement
Other facilities should set these results as the target of quality improvement efforts, with the end goal of reducing the morbidity and mortality of critically ill patients.
The next step was the quality improvement around reducing the problem,” he said. ... Wong. According to results published online by BMJ Quality and Safety last November, nurses said the new system made it easier to contact the right physician and was