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Antimicrobial stewardship, readmissions

As leaders in patient safety and quality, and as the most important antibiotic prescribers in hospitals, hospitalists must play a central role in stewardship if we are to make meaningful progress,” ... At baseline, they assessed the appropriateness of
July 2017

Aiming for zero

The results were good, said Eric Alper, FACP, a hospitalist and former patient safety officer at UMass, who began implementing changes to central line care at the 700-bed hospital with ... of medicine at the University of Michigan, where he directs the
June 2007

Extensivists and near miss programs: Readers respond to December issue

Many of our hospitals have been recognized as promoting patient safety through this project and webinars have been conducted across the state to highlight safety programs affecting such potentially dangerous therapies ... We applaud the efforts of ACP to
February 2012

Interns' days, patients' hands

Researchers conducted a direct observational secondary analysis of the individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education (iCOMPARE) trial, which used a cluster-randomized design to compare different
September 2019

Recent Research

The results of this comparison were published in the February Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. ... The lack of reductions in adverse events across the board is “disappointing,” the authors wrote, though they added that the data
May 2014

December issue online and in the mail

The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. This month's main story focuses on the tricky balance of resident autonomy and supervision, considering the competing priorities of patient safety,
December 2018

Bar codes may improve medication administration safety

However, they concluded that bar code technology within a medication administration system reduces errors and improves patient safety.
May 2010

Brazil's first hospital medicine congress offers promise, challenges

hospitals. It's now easier for Brazilians to understand why hospitalist care means quality, improved patient safety, shorter stays and reduced costs.
August 2008

Treating chest pain in 90 minutes or less

The IHI's AMI goal is now part of 12 patient safety interventions in its 5 Million Lives Campaign, which was announced in December 2006. ... Griffin advised. Inform your patients. Let them know you've activated a chest pain protocol team, advised
April 2007

Longer shifts proposed for first-year residents

Other proposed changes to ACGME requirements mentioned in the letter focus on greater attention to patient safety and quality improvement and resident and faculty well-being. ... Residents will be expected to compare their patients' care to quality
November 2016

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