Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Some transitional care interventions more effective than others for reducing readmissions and mortality after hospitalizations for heart failure

Our findings provide guidance to quality improvement efforts aimed at reducing readmission and mortality rates for persons with HF [heart failure],” the authors noted.
June 2014

Beyond the M&M

In addition to identifying errors that directly contributed to deaths, the reviews provide a rationale for prioritizing quality improvement efforts, said Dr. ... Quality improvement should be the principal goal of a mortality review system, several
September 2016

Learning from the best

One of the common findings in these hospitals was the degree to which the hospitalists were integrally incorporated into the quality improvement activities, particularly those focused on the transitions of care. ... related to quality improvement or
August 2011

In the News

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
November 2008

Find chemistry with your Yoda

Auerbach said. The typical choices are quality improvement, education, research or administration.
June 2008

From zero to 100 in six months

We're trying to take some of the other ones, like the ordering of blood cultures for a patient who is admitted with pneumonia, and trying to also do quality improvement
July 2013

Letter from the Editor

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
August 2014

Windshield time and North Dakota nice

The facilities share resources from quality improvement staff to health information technology and use their collective size to negotiate reduced rates from varying consultants. ... We heard examples of directors of nursing or quality improvement
November 2008

Nominate a Top Hospitalist

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
June 2018

When patients won't leave

quality and safety in the division of hospital medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. ... If the patient refuses to sign it, he or she can appeal through IPRO, a federally designated quality improvement organization.
April 2015

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