That's where I started to get interested in, and focus on, quality of care. ... We have to figure out a way to do much better with respect to safety and quality.
Researchers used data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to assess patients who had inpatient general, vascular, thoracic, cardiac, and orthopedic surgery between Jan. ... Authors noted that the National Surgical Quality Improvement
Hospitals participating in the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) continue to improve, according to the latest results released by CMS. ... The average composite quality scores for these five conditions improved as follows from 2003
Emergency medical services systems that perform prehospital intubation should provide a program of ongoing quality improvement to minimize complications and track overall SGA and ETT placement success rates.
Temple University's Dr. Ford said the new policy to tie payments to performance should not have caught anyone by surprise given the quality improvement trend in health care. ... Hospitals that have already begun working on quality improvement projects
by CMS and that the results might serve as a benchmark for other quality improvement efforts. ... In all regards, our quality improvement program led to better adherence for early treatment of sepsis indicated by a reduction in time-to-first-antibiotic
Quality improvement (QI) may be a big thing in medicine, but that doesn't mean that QI projects need to be large, experts said during an Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 session ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to
The authors noted that greater adherence to the order set would probably have provided even more improvement in glycemic control.
Maynard, ACP Member, said the first quality improvement project he conducted was the toughest. ... It allows people to find the place that works best for them in quality improvement.
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.