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.
by CMS and that the results might serve as a benchmark for other quality improvement efforts. ... In all regards, our quality improvement program led to better adherence for early treatment of sepsis indicated by a reduction in time-to-first-antibiotic
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
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
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
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
Patients with interhospital stroke transfers had higher mortality, more severe disability than front-door patients
Results were published online on Sept. 1 by Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. ... In addition to suggesting an impact of interhospital stroke transfers on hospital mortality metrics, the study findings show an opportunity for quality
From these efforts, literally dozens of quality improvement initiatives have emerged and Dr. ... As director of quality improvement operations for the entire hospital medicine division, Dr.
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.