Barcellos tried to create a patient safety course for the third-year hospital medicine residents he teaches, for example, his effort was stifled.“ I was told by an important person that ... Roa said.“ Our plan for the future is to help these
UCSF's 1-year academic fellowship allows time for fellows to work on quality improvement and patient safety projects and gain skills in research, leadership, and teaching, with a lot of“ ... The curriculum will involve 50% clinical training and 50%
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.
ACP Hospitalist's editorial board members then reviewed the nominations and selected the Top Hospitalists, who have truly distinguished themselves in areas including patient safety, community involvement, clinical skills, quality improvement,
Most hospitals do distribute workload using formulas based on average daily census, but there are no conclusive data establishing a threshold beyond which patient safety may be at risk, experts said. ... Hospitalists who responded to the JAMA survey made
in health care quality and patient safety program with the goal of better handling the quality initiatives he was already leading. ... The patient safety leadership program at UIC, which takes at least 18 months part-time, began in 2008.
Leaders in quality improvement and patient safety, community and academic hospitalists, teachers and mentors—all are represented, and more. ... Often these disputes center around unwillingness by family members to withhold or withdraw treatment when a
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.
Mayoryk said.“ When they saw someone neglect an opportunity to clean their hands, they approached that person in a friendly manner and reminded them that this is important for patient safety.” ... Chan. GBMC has joined the Maryland Patient Safety
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