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.
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
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
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
Auerbach said. The typical choices are quality improvement, education, research or administration.
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
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
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
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
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.