engineer discharge (RED) to improve patient safety and reduce readmissions. ... Jack. “We knew if we could use health information technology to teach patients, that would save nurses' time and thereby help hospitals to implement important patient
Given the amount of emphasis we've placed on patient safety and medical safety in general over the last five years, the fact that this is still happening with this frequency ... Tjia. “Somebody has to actually look at all these forms before they let
The iCOMPARE (Individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education) trial assessed patient safety and resident sleep and alertness at 63 U.S. ... A study reporting the effects on patient safety and a study
It called for intensified multidisciplinary patient blood management programs before, during, and after surgery as well as for nonsurgical patients. ... and pneumonia, plus 11 additional patient safety indicators (e.g., pressure sores, postoperative
Rapid response systems have proliferated over the past decade since the Institute for Healthcare Improvement declared them a national patient safety goal. ... Threatened airway. Seizure. Uncontrolled pain. Source: Rapid Response Systems. AHRQ Patient
Barcellos tried to create a patient safety course for the third-year hospital medicine residents he teaches, for example, his effort was stifled. ... Roa said. “Our plan for the future is to help these hospitals organize their hospitalist services—to
A medical center in Vero Beach, Fla., reduced code blues and implemented multi-disciplinary rounds through a patient safety and quality initiative. ... Once it was underway, the initiative—specifically the peer review portion of it—pointed out an
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
To that end, many of the talks focused on controlling costs, and improving patient safety and quality of care—key benefits of the hospitalist model. ... Conference session topics included strategies for teaming up with pharmacists and nurses to improve
What you lose in accuracy, transitions of care, patient safety and satisfaction will be more than compensated with your personal time saved. ... On arrival, the patient was placed in a room. Vital signs were rechecked.