skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
The answers they received from participants in both improvement projects showed a lot of room for additional improvement. ... Q: What lessons can designers of quality improvement programs take from your findings?
Brad Sharpe, FACP, might have discovered the secret to getting doctors excited about quality improvement: Create a competition. ... Both projects appealed to Dr. Sharpe's interest in combining education with quality improvement and patient care.
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
Sripada had recently received training in quality improvement as a member of the inaugural class of the Fellowship for Hospitalist Leadership program created by IPC and the University of California, San ... Francisco. For the fellowship's required
Umscheid, a hospitalist, associate professor of medicine and epidemiology, director of the Center for Evidence-based Practice, and vice chair of quality and safety in the department of medicine at the ... Inpatient conditions, particularly sepsis, have
designation of stroke centers and stroke care quality improvement process, including telemedicine;.
Another challenge is that, rather than focusing on the basic science of other medical specialties, hospital medicine deals with broader areas: innovation, quality improvement (QI), patient care, and clinical education, said ... Dr. Leykum offered an
been?”. Photo courtesy of Leora I. Horwitz. In results published in the November/December 2010 Journal of Hospital Medicine, they categorized the suggestions for improvement into six domains: ineptitude (7.7%), ... Some areas [quality improvement
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.