Search results for "Patient Safety"

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Internists release policy paper on medical liability crisis

traditional and newer reform proposals and their ability to affect system efficiency and encourage patient safety. ... traditional and newer reform proposals and their ability to affect system efficiency and encourage patient safety.
April 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

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

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.
July 2011

Recent Research

The analysis found physicians' nonverbal communication scores to be lower with the black patient than with the white patient (black vs. ... white: 2.7 vs. 2.9, P=0.014). However, their verbal communication scores did not differ by patient race (black vs.
March 2016

Duty hours and paper records

findings from the Individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education (iCOMPARE) trial. ... Results on patient mortality outcomes, assessed using 2015 and 2016 Medicare data, are not yet available.
June 2018

Be smart about smartphone use

They can be a very valuable tool in medical education and patient care. ... In addition to this being a potential patient safety issue, the concept of a smartphone policy is in line with other policies that are being developed in the area of digital
January 2013

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa

It includes three phases:. Phase 1, when the patient requires hospitalization, focuses on weight restoration. ... change in the patient's behavior, to monitor the patient's adherence to the protocol, and to ensure appropriate patient safety.
September 2011

Ten techniques to redeem copy-and-paste documentation

Several days later, with a different rounding hospitalist, the patient developed rapid atrial fibrillation again. ... and reliable clinical records that improve patient safety, hospitalist credibility, and quality of care.
July 2014

Specific components of antimicrobial stewardship programs associated with improvements

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
May 2017

In the News

A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules. ... Researchers studied how 12-, 16-, and 24-hour shifts among residents in the intensive care unit (ICU) affected patient safety, resident well-being, and continuity
May 2015

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