Quality improvement (QI) may be a big thing in medicine, but that doesn't mean that QI projects need to be large, experts said during an Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 session ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to
The findings also “raise concerns about the potential for broadly targeted quality improvement initiatives to exacerbate inequities in care,” they added. ... They noted that possible explanations for the findings include previous observations that
in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... As a quality improvement project, she surveyed more than 400 patients to determine whether they found whiteboards useful.
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
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.
That's where I started to get interested in, and focus on, quality of care. ... We have to figure out a way to do much better with respect to safety and quality.
They also rated their sleep quality as significantly worse in the hospital than at home. ... The six-month pre- and postintervention analysis of results from this single-site quality improvement initiative, called Sleep for Inpatients: Empowering Staff
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
I am involved in many safety and quality improvement measures in the hospital,” she said. ... and allows them to participate in actual quality improvement projects at the hospital.
As with other new technologies, the use of ultrasound varies in part due to resources, part of an “equity gap” in quality improvement, the editorial pointed out.