practice director for the division of hospital medicine and medical director for the physician assistant program at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. ... You have to first understand your reasons for incorporating APPs
or your practice, but you shouldn't do it for the patient care. ... Improving quality and improving outcomes is difficult and just switching your affiliation isn't going to do the trick.
Let's say you're having trouble keeping the glucose levels of your hospitalized patients under control, or with appointment scheduling at your practice. ... Let's say you are having trouble getting your hypertensive patients to lower their blood pressure
Take notes on encounters. Attend rapid responses and cardiac arrests in your hospital. ... Find the gaps in your critical care knowledge and then spend the next year filling those gaps.
Make sure your microphone is positioned correctly, as this is a simple way to improve accuracy. ... Exercise care when dictating medications, allergies, or parts of the physical exam, particularly when it relates to your medical decision making for the
Most drug shortages tend to affect one clinical discipline or another, but this one is different, said Michael Ganio, PharmD, MS, director of pharmacy practice and quality for ASHP.
After she teaches the medication, she'll say, ‘OK, can you tell me how you're going to take your lisinopril?” said Dr. ... When we were developing the programs and the user interface, we said it had to be as easy as using your television remote
YOUR PRACTICE. 22 ACPHOSPITALIST January 2011. Patient Healthcare Matrix: Care of Patient with….AIMS. ... depends on us?). Improvement. PRACTICE-BASED LEARNING AND. IMPROVEMENT12(What have we learned?What will we improve?).
YOUR PRACTICE. 20 ACPHOSPITALIST April 2011. STAAR Initiative. Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2009 Page 3. ... How do you take your medicines and set up your pills each day?
YOUR PRACTICE. ACPHOSPITALIST May 2009 13. Key features of handheld coding devices. ... Integrates with hospital and practice billing systems. EveryCharge MDeverywhere Runs on any PDA running A percentage of monthly net (www.mdeverywhere.com) the Palm