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
Auerbach said. The typical choices are quality improvement, education, research or administration.
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
Whether community or academic hospitalists, leaders in quality improvement or teachers, the commitment of these men and women to their work is apparent and inspiring.
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
Besides palliative care, we have an anticoagulation service; we have a group of people that do quality improvement; we have someone who does information technology.
Researchers used data from the Veterans Administration National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database to examine hematocrit level and patient outcome after surgery in 310,311 veterans aged 65 or older. ... An accompanying editorial praised the
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
Maynard, ACP Member, said the first quality improvement project he conducted was the toughest. ... It allows people to find the place that works best for them in quality improvement.