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 ... on“ Sustaining Your Quality Improvement Project.”.“ We hold
It's uncertain whether other states could see the such improvement from similar regulations, according to the authors. ... by CMS and that the results might serve as a benchmark for other quality improvement efforts.“ In all regards, our quality
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.
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
Medication management and other strategies can improve a hospital stay.
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
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
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
Medicare's recent announcement that it will stop paying for some hospital-acquired conditions has hospitals ramping up their quality improvement efforts, and some experts predict that hospitalists are likely to ... Hospitals that have already begun
Study authors concluded that the statewide initiative increased compliance with sepsis performance measures, although they noted that it is difficult for research on quality improvement projects to prove causation.“ While we ... of state leaders may be