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