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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

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
June 2010

In the News

AHRQ's director described the effort as an opportunity to provide health care professionals with valuable tools that support patient safety. ... The Joint Commission addressed these errors in its 2008 National Patient Safety Goals, and requires full
November 2008

Recent Research

The authors attempted to balance visitor and patient safety, potential pathogen spread, psychosocial effects of isolation, and feasibility in their recommendations, which were published by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology on April
July 2015

Medicare readmission penalties examined

A 0.6% decline in the national readmission rate meant that 87,000 Medicare patients did not come back to the hospital,” said Nancy Foster, vice president of quality and patient ... they perform worse than their safety-net peers.
March 2014

Hospital medicine in South America

The first steps to promoting patient safety in Brazilian hospitals and changing the status quo ought to be acknowledging the problem, gathering high-quality data, and then publishing the results, no
February 2011

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 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
June 2010

Letter from the Editor

Speaking of improvement programs, many hospitals employ rapid response systems as a way to boost patient safety and cut costs. ... Janet Colwell's story shows how you can assess less dramatic but important results like number of patient codes and
May 2011

In the news

Results will provide baseline information to enable tracking of trends in adverse-event-reporting practices across the country as well as to assess the effects of the Patient Safety and Quality ... Improvement Act of 2005, which was enacted to reduce the
February 2009

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