While initially developed as navigation aids, the apps have a variety of other potential uses, including equipment tracking and quality improvement. ... The apps also have potential uses for quality improvement based on the information they collect, said
News list was useful to the public, “it was more useful to hospitals as a benchmark.” Rankings, he said, are a “powerful motivator for hospitals to look at quality improvement.”. ... To get involved with quality improvement, he said, hospitalists
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?
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.
cover a range of activities including quality improvement and education, as well as scholarship.”. ... Quality improvement projects often offer the surest path to scholarship for community-based hospitalists, he added.
The consortia will include members of state hospital associations, quality improvement organizations and public health agencies. ... The clinician guide, “Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism: A Guide for Effective Quality
How do you know if your quality improvement project is a candidate for publication? ... The SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) publishing guidelines provide a detailed description of how to report on QI projects.
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 The concept might seem outdated, but our article explains how with a few tweaks, these
Happily, experts say hospitalists already possess many valuable skills for the new landscape of hospital medicine, from standardizing care to quality improvement. ... Speaking of improvement, Stacey Butterfield writes this month about how one hospital
innovation, clinical skills, patient safety, research, community involvement, improved work flow, teamwork, leadership or quality improvement. ... Dr. Barsuk's work with simulation training dovetails with his research interests in quality improvement and