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Hospital medicine around the world

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
July 2009

Tweaking rapid response teams

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
September 2015

Useless charts and fresh eyes in handoffs

Last month, I was a speaker for the American Medical Student Association on their patient safety webinar. ... They are not alone. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School also virally spreads patient safety training where traditional med
September 2011

Guarding against CAUTI

We should be looking at this as a patient-focused safety issue related to device use,” he said. ... Saint. Many HAI interventions overlap and should be viewed together as a way to foster a culture of patient safety.
May 2015

Generic discharge summary*

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.
June 2012

IV hydration noninferior to no prophylaxis for contrast-induced nephropathy

2. might be considered without compromising patient safety,” they wrote.
March 2017

Postop deaths, sepsis projects

At 30 days, researchers assessed patient outcomes through medical records and telephone follow-up. ... The authors also called for additional research to determine whether future measurement and penalty programs are succeeding in improving patient safety.
February 2020

Calling for backup before it's needed

If that doesn't get better in 24 hours, that patient is at high risk.”. ... Kiely, MD, medical director of quality and patient safety who headed up the hospitalist service there during deployment of its rapid response system.
November 2008

New rules for diagnosis

Dr. Schiff, who is also associate director at the Brigham and Women's Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice and quality safety director for the Harvard Medical School Center for ... Agarwal. One example of a diagnostic safety net is red flags
January 2019

Delays in ICU transfer increase mortality, LOS, but early warning score may help, study finds

To define a ward patient as critically ill, researchers used an eCART score of 60, which is at the 95% specificity cutoff for ICU transfer. ... Our findings have significant implications for patient safety on the wards and provide further evidence for
July 2016

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