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Deadline for Top Hospitalist nominations coming up

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
July 2018

Letter from the Editor

This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... For some hospitalists, publishing the results of a quality improvement project seems like
February 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

The different ways hospitals pay

Hospitals want to feel that the hospitalists care about the things they care about, whether that's quality improvement, effective resource management, cost per case, or helping to build market share ... Several physicians agreed that providing incentives
October 2010

Computers teaching patients

Thomas Worrall, MD, medical director of the UPMC Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation. ... Jack. “If it reduces rehospitalizations, it will save significant amounts. There are not too many things that show improvement in care and cost less.”.
March 2011

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

It takes a community

You need a forum and structure to work on quality improvement. ... So Jane Brock, MD, chief medical officer of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC), a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), was pleasantly surprised when St.
May 2010

Hospital medicine in Portugal

Quality is an important issue in Portugal, as it is in the U.S. ... a difference in the number of safety and quality improvement projects.
July 2010

Medical quality: What's it all mean?

Educating to improve patient care: Integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum.Am J Med Qual. ... Improving patient care outcomes by teaching quality improvement to medical students in community-based practices.
July 2010

Seeing readmissions from the patient's point of view

Dr. Allen's research, published in the March 2013 Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, showed the answer to be complex. ... associate clinical professor in medicine and neurosurgery and chief quality officer for medicine at the University of
September 2015

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