The researchers estimated national, regional and hospital-level preventable readmission rates, as well as patient-level factors associated with preventable readmissions. ... suggested. However, with or without new tools or research,“ hospitalists
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.
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
It called for intensified multidisciplinary patient blood management programs before, during, and after surgery as well as for nonsurgical patients. ... and pneumonia, plus 11 additional patient safety indicators (e.g., pressure sores, postoperative
prevention of errors, improved patient safety, and timely resolution of legitimate claims,” Dr. ... continued focus on patient safety and prevention of medical errors,. passage of a comprehensive tort reform package, including caps on noneconomic
worked and which haven't, and which solutions effectively balance costs and safety. ... Alarm fatigue is another perennial problem in hospitals, to the point that it has been named a National Patient Safety Goal by The Joint Commission, which is
VTE prophylaxis has already made The Joint Commission's list of Patient Safety Goals, which call for anticoagulation to be managed by protocol.“ Using unfractionated heparin and even low-molecular-weight ... This reduction in potency requires no
patient safety and quality care, said Phuoc Le, MD, MPH, co-director of the UCSF Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship. ... Once hospitalists gain a sense of how a particular facility functions, they can suggest strategies for improvement, with an
Medicare, commercial insurers, and other payers should advocate and sponsor programs for disease management nurses to ascertain that patient safety is maintained. ... At some point, a linkage among pharmacy, payer, hospital, hospitalist, and outpatient
A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules. ... Researchers studied how 12-, 16-, and 24-hour shifts among residents in the intensive care unit (ICU) affected patient safety, resident well-being, and continuity