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.
Future studies should also study medication overuse as well.” They noted that quality improvement efforts should focus on safe transitions and on medication reconciliation after discharge.
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
Quality improvement (QI) interventions to improve communication with very sick patients are effective at reducing length of stay in the ICU and the use of nonbeneficial aggressive treatment, a review found. ... family meetings with the usual team (11
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
To determine clinical outcomes and staff and patient satisfaction with a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) telehospitalist program, researchers studied a quality improvement program in which a tertiary VHA hospital acted as ... They recommended that
Hospitals participating in the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) continue to improve, according to the latest results released by CMS. ... The average composite quality scores for these five conditions improved as follows from 2003
Better compliance with process-of-care measures did not explain the differences in survival, and resuscitation practices such as use of devices to monitor CPR quality explained these differences only partly, ... This suggests that the higher survival
From Dec. 1, 2017, to Nov. 30, 2018, 437 U.S. hospitals were enrolled in the quality improvement study. ... wrote. “In fact, we were able to train clinicians—often staff pharmacists—to become stewardship leaders in their facilities.” An
A retrospective analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQUIP), published in the August JHM, found no evidence that dedicated medical comanagement improved postoperative morbidity and ... Morris.