environmental hygiene in hospitals to maximise patient safety,” the editorialist wrote.
Regionalized care teams and patient safety, guidelines for enteral nutrition in the critically ill. ... T] hus, another way to state our results is that we were able to increase the daily volume of patients without any significant decreases in patient
A medical center in Vero Beach, Fla., reduced code blues and implemented multi-disciplinary rounds through a patient safety and quality initiative. ... Once it was underway, the initiative—specifically the peer review portion of it—pointed out an
It truly makes people uncomfortable because I think people truly want to believe that having an attending around more and more will improve patient safety,” she said. ... However, patient safety is a longer-term issue than the duration of a study, Dr.
I am struck by how simple electronic pathways designed with the physician and patient in mind can improve the outcome and safety of our patients in very real and measurable ways,” ... She also serves on the Hospital Quality and Patient Safety committee
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.
hospitals. It's now easier for Brazilians to understand why hospitalist care means quality, improved patient safety, shorter stays and reduced costs.
As leaders in patient safety and quality, and as the most important antibiotic prescribers in hospitals, hospitalists must play a central role in stewardship if we are to make meaningful progress,” ... At baseline, they assessed the appropriateness of
patient safety and care. ... Arora noted. “The WHO in 2006 came out with five patient safety solutions they want to promote, and improving handover errors was one,” said Dr.
The two-year, $117, 000 research program, called Hospitalists as Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety, or HELPS, was supported by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, and brought ... together nine Southern Michigan hospitalist programs to