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Medical quality: What's it all mean?

ACGME. The second is “systems-based practice,” which calls on residents to “advocate for quality patient care and optimal patient care systems, work in inter-professional teams to enhance patient safety ... Several IM residency programs, like the
July 2010

Assess before anticoagulating

impact on physician practice, patient safety and health care policy. ... And hence, we say not to start VTE prophylaxis in every patient who is hospitalized, but start out with an assessment of risks of thromboembolism and bleeding in medical and stroke
November 2011

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

She truly exemplifies what it means to be a patient safety champion,” said Vineet Chopra, MBBS, FACP, her mentor and division chief. ... The rounds cover patient safety events and why it's especially important to report near misses and close calls.
November 2019

Letter from the Editor

Leaders in quality improvement and patient safety, community and academic hospitalists, teachers and mentors—all are represented, and more. ... Often these disputes center around unwillingness by family members to withhold or withdraw treatment when a
November 2010

One hospital gets smart about discharge paperwork

We saw a patient go to a nursing home with an error in the medication reconciliation.”. ... promotes patient safety and reduces re-hospitalization rates.).
June 2013

A different kind of bundle

For hand hygiene, it was first that people should wash their hands, before and after patient contact. ... We created storyboards to be used in different programs on patient safety and infection prevention,” Ms.
August 2013

Recent Research

The researchers estimated national, regional and hospital-level preventable readmission rates, as well as patient-level factors associated with preventable readmissions. ... suggested. However, with or without new tools or research, “hospitalists
March 2014

From ACP Hospitalist

Maybe she solved a tricky throughput problem or led a safety initiative. ... skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
July 2019

Last chance to nominate a Top Hospitalist

Maybe she solved a tricky throughput problem or led a safety initiative. ... skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
July 2018

In the News

Regionalized care teams and patient safety, guidelines for enteral nutrition in the critically ill. ... T]hus, another way to state our results is that we were able to increase the daily volume of patients without any significant decreases in patient
May 2016

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