Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Bundle compliance increased, mortality decreased under New York sepsis regulations

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
September 2018

Do you know your core competencies?

For example, there's patient safety, quality improvement, palliative care. … This is the section where we call on most hospitalists to participate in these multidisciplinary teams and hopefully evolve as leaders ... of patient safety issues, as well as
July 2017

QI efforts to enhance communication with very ill can affect outcomes, analysis finds

Quality improvement (QI) interventions to improve communication with very sick patients are effective at reducing length of stay in the ICU and the use of nonbeneficial aggressive treatment, a review found. ... family meetings with the usual team (11
November 2012

Teaching high-value care

What I've been doing is creating new curricula and working on interactive modules that will teach the basics of value-based health care, as well supporting projects in quality improvement ... Hospital medicine was created on this idea that we would
March 2017

Signing up isn't enough

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?
March 2014

Making the case for QI

Undertaking quality improvement projects is more difficult than ever, but certain strategies can help ensure success. ... Unexpected allies for quality improvement projects can be found in departments like nutrition services.
July 2011

Sepsis contributes to at least 1 in 3 inpatient deaths

Quality improvement in treating sepsis has focused mostly on standardizing care for the most severely ill patients, while treatment for other sepsis patients is less defined, the authors wrote.
June 2014

Facing feeding tubes

Dr. Christmas was taken aback by how quickly a feeding tube was placed and how the woman was sent home no longer able to eat, “which is a really important
February 2019

Mortality, hospitalizations, and end-of-life care improving, Medicare analysis finds

Mortality and hospitalizations have been declining among Medicare beneficiaries, in part due to quality improvement efforts, a new study found, while another highlighted flaws in CMS's effort to reduce ... There are a number of possible explanations for
August 2015

Top Docs: Meet our 2009 Top Hospitalists

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.
November 2009

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