Search results for "Patient Safety"

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Making transfers run smoothly

pressure from the patient's family—called the hospital's transfer center anyway. ... A recent analysis of one regional transfer network, published in the January 2018 Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, found that surgeons at the
February 2020

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 something else.
July 2017

Transfusion thresholds, bedside rounding

Researchers developed a bedside model for mobile interdisciplinary care rounds (MICRO) that involved a defined structure, scripting, patient engagement, and a patient safety checklist. ... Clinicians' perceptions of the hospital's patient safety culture
July 2017

Computers teaching patients

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
March 2011

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

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

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

Top Docs: Meet our 2009 Top Hospitalists

Some have distinguished themselves by helping younger physicians get ahead, while others are making great strides in patient safety and care transitions. ... Dr. Amin has initiated many new protocols at UC Irvine aimed at improving quality and patient
November 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

When patients wander

Most hospitals have policies and procedures around patient elopement and wandering, which The Joint Commission considers sentinel events. ... Simply taking the time to talk to a patient who seems confused can prevent an elopement, noted Mr.
February 2018

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