session on “Sustaining Your Quality Improvement Project.”. ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to look at the outcome measure,” she said.
Physician judgment and Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations should play bigger role in 2-midnight rule, CMS has proposed. ... The other significant proposed change is that Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will conduct first-line medical
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in the past year, whether through exceptional clinical skills, patient safety, improved work flow, quality improvement, or leadership. ... Community involvement (e.g., took action
It allows people to find the place that works best for them in quality improvement. ... Thunder said. Quality improvement is not the only goal that the PPMC docs tackle as a team.
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
Temple University's Dr. Ford said the new policy to tie payments to performance should not have caught anyone by surprise given the quality improvement trend in health care. ... Hospitals that have already begun working on quality improvement projects
readmissions for high-volume conditions, and that nonteaching hospitals with higher volumes of stroke patients may be good potential targets for quality improvement efforts.
ACP Hospitalist will feature articles on topics like hospital safety, best practices, workflow, and quality of care. ... In upcoming issues, we'll be turning our attention to quality improvement by looking back at the Institute for Healthcare
post-acute care providers to use data on both quality and resource use measures to help patients during the discharge planning process, while taking into account the patient's goals of ... Enforcement of the rule is also being shifted from Medicare Audit
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