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
Physician judgment and Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations should play bigger role in 2-midnight rule, CMS has proposed. ... The other significant proposed change is that Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will conduct first-line medical
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.
The authors noted that greater adherence to the order set would probably have provided even more improvement in glycemic control.
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.
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
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
In the selection of POCUS equipment, the ability to easily archive and retrieve images is essential for quality assurance, continuing education, institutional quality improvement, documentation, and reimbursement. ... Images must be available for payer
I am involved in many safety and quality improvement measures in the hospital,” she said. ... and allows them to participate in actual quality improvement projects at the hospital.
How do you know if your quality improvement project is a candidate for publication? ... The SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) publishing guidelines provide a detailed description of how to report on QI projects.