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A passion for quality improvement, right from the start

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.
December 2008


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.
October 2020

Improving at quality improvement

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
July 2018

QI efforts to enhance communication with very ill can affect outcomes, analysis finds

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
November 2012

Welcome to ACP Hospitalist

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
January 2007


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
February 2021

In the News

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
September 2008

Quality improvement

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
February 2021

Infection prevention

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
March 2021

Helping hip fracture patients

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.
December 2020

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