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Improve your CPOE to save time and patients

Rogers. “We should actively resist [this requirement] as it goes against a safety culture.”. ... Order sets can also improve patient safety. Hospitalists should build them, and then monitor them, to make sure they're being used appropriately and
June 2015

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

Internal medicine unites to improve transitions of care

The experts—who included subspecialty physicians, government representatives, quality experts and various other health care providers—spent two days identifying the major threats to patient safety that occur during handoffs or ... Prescribing ACE
October 2007

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... We would love to hear how your hospital approaches rounds or encourages discussion about patient errors.
March 2014

The next patient safety target: misdiagnosis

Meanwhile, The Joint Commission plans to make diagnostic-error reduction a patient safety priority. ... Castillo added. “It might be a National Patient Safety Goal, it might be a call for more research, or it might be performance measures.”.
December 2013

Unique aspect of internship involves learning to meet needs

An intern learns to balance patient needs with his own, following the guidance of senior residents and mentors. ... His professional goals include care redesign and the promotion of patient safety across care settings.
April 2013

Longer shifts proposed for first-year residents

Other proposed changes to ACGME requirements mentioned in the letter focus on greater attention to patient safety and quality improvement and resident and faculty well-being. ... Residents will be expected to compare their patients' care to quality
November 2016

Tweaking rapid response teams

R apid 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

Wiping out surgical site infections

At OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, a 157-bed hospital in Bloomington, Ill., that person is Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety officer and risk manager. ... patients for surgery, said Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety
August 2007

Deadline for Top Hospitalist nominations coming up

Maybe she solved a tricky throughput problem or led a safety initiative. ... skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
July 2018

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