The IHI's AMI goal is now part of 12 patient safety interventions in its 5 Million Lives Campaign, which was announced in December 2006. ... Griffin advised. Inform your patients.Let them know you've activated a chest pain protocol team, advised Benjamin
V isualize an attending physician inserting a central line into a patient when the senior resident notices that something doesn't seem right. ... Stop!’” described Spencer G. Nabors, ACP Associate Member. The attending stops, realizes the resident is
The so-called “do not use” list was originally created in 2004 as part of the requirements for meeting National Patient Safety Goal Requirement 2B: Standardize a list of abbreviations, acronyms, ... Many believe EMRs have the potential to improve
Calif. Dr. Hah, who wrote a commentary accompanying the study, emphasized the importance of patient counseling in the initiative. ... Finding the right balance in any given patient is tricky, and it's really a judgment call,” Dr.
academic medical centers. Clinicians included interns, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and attending physicians who had provided care to a patient for at least 24 hours. ... Given recent evidence of problems associated with the use
The group received position statements from more than 100 medical organizations, heard personal testimony, and discussed the issue with the Institute of Medicine, patient advocates, sleep physiologists, patient safety experts and
vs. 2:40 p.m.), according to results published in The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety in June. ... They were already thinking, ‘When is this patient able to go?’ from day 1.”.
Hospitals risk dehumanization if major decisions are carried out by those whose focus is not on patient care. ... A lack of physician presence might shift the focus from safe patient care to a hospital's bottom line.
However, they concluded that bar code technology within a medication administration system reduces errors and improves patient safety. ... 2. to 95%. Extubation was considered successful if patients didn't require reintubation while hospitalized, and
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.