Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Standardized rounds, antibiotics and acute kidney injury, and more

making, quality of communication with the team, and perception of the team's caring. ... Hospitals with low admission rates and low patient volumes, and patients with high risk diagnoses at discharge, could represent targets for clinical research and
June 2017

Procalcitonin: Promise and pitfalls

The trial did, however, implement the procalcitonin protocol using quality-improvement principles, including extensive use of education, prompts, and feedback, noted Dr.
August 2018

Guidelines issued on early management of acute ischemic stroke

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

Highlights from Internal Medicine Meeting 2018

Our coverage of ACP's annual meeting includes stories on a modernized morbidity and mortality conference, quality improvement, medication reconciliation, and more. ... The concept might seem outdated, but our article explains how with a few tweaks, these
July 2018

In the News

Standardize the care process, and consider using quality improvement methods. Bathe ICU patients over 2 months of age daily with a chlorhexidine preparation prior to central venous catheter (CVC) insertion. ... Evaluate strategies and give feedback to
September 2014

From a warm welcome to a follow-up appointment

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
September 2012

Average lifespan of heart failure patients at discharge is 5.5 years

Researchers examined data on 7,865 heart failure patients discharged from Ontario hospitals between 1999 and 2000 whose information had been collected as part of a provincial quality improvement initiative. ... As in previous studies, the predictions
August 2012

Mobile apps enter the hospital

We do believe some of those apps will eventually create a more efficient and effective health care delivery arm and lead to some improvement in patient outcomes, like decreasing readmissions and ... life through a mobile app, thereby sharing their health
December 2015

Recent Research

Since the study's conclusion, the hospital has made enoxaparin a quality improvement measure and has educated surgeons about adverse results of missing doses, which has lowered the percentage of doses ... The improvement in mortality is notable because
September 2014

In the news

Identifying benchmarks can help with efforts to improve quality of care and reduce morbidity, they concluded. ... Quality improvement organizations and professional societies have paid substantial attention to VTE, but rates of prophylaxis in the
November 2010

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