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Watchful eyes make for clean hands

and reminded them that this is important for patient safety.” Concurrently, the hospital launched a mass installation of alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers, which are now available both inside and outside ... Chan. GBMC has joined the Maryland
February 2010

Documentation of medical necessity

Rapid technologic advances have changed both pathophysiologic understanding and expectations for a setting that provides effective care and sufficiently regards patient safety. ... As for coding, CMS regulations indicate that the patient is admitted when
January 2013

Safety versus dignity: A balancing act

In the hospital, privacy is a scarce commodity often sacrificed in return for patient safety or our own convenience. ... their level of mobility and level of safety to determine the best method of transporting a patient to the restroom or transferring a
February 2009

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

Publishing your QI project

The results were published in the December 2010 issue of Quality and Safety in Health Care. ... Implementation Science, for example, a leading online quality and safety journal, focuses on large, rigorous, research-oriented studies, said the journal's
February 2011

Creating a better discharge summary

the patient's condition at discharge,. education provided to the patient and family,. ... Pending laboratory work and tests. Recommendations of subspecialty consultants. Documentation of patient education.
March 2009

Clear expectations make better doctors

As a result, medicine is reorienting itself around an axis of quality care delivery with a new focus on patient safety. ... They are more important to a student's education. Attributes like being on time, respecting the hierarchy and following through
April 2010

Recent Research

The results of this comparison were published in the February Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. ... The lack of reductions in adverse events across the board is “disappointing,” the authors wrote, though they added that the data
May 2014

Tips to creating a successful hospitalist program

Show efficiency. Use parameters such as lower costs, shorter patient stays or reduced resource consumption. ... Patient safety and quality measures are being added to the must-do list, Dr.
March 2007

Recent Research

The analysis found physicians' nonverbal communication scores to be lower with the black patient than with the white patient (black vs. ... white: 2.7 vs. 2.9, P=0.014). However, their verbal communication scores did not differ by patient race (black vs.
March 2016

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