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Nominate a Top Hospitalist

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

Recent Research

The authors attempted to balance visitor and patient safety, potential pathogen spread, psychosocial effects of isolation, and feasibility in their recommendations, which were published by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology on April
July 2015

Hospitals put rapid response systems into play

team initiative as one of six patient safety interventions (). Teams led by nurses are called rapid response teams, while teams led by physicians are called METs, according to terminology developed two ... Leonard, MD, physician leader for patient safety
March 2007

What happens when patients call their own rapid response?

Q: Considering that only about 11% of calls were about safety issues, what kind of impact do you think this has on patient safety? ... benefit. Then again, maybe patient-activated rapid response teams generally do not impact patient safety.
June 2017

Veterans Health Administration hospitals outperformed other facilities on mortality, safety measures

and pneumonia, plus 11 additional patient safety indicators (e.g., pressure sores, postoperative respiratory failure, bloodstream infection after surgery). ... The results “may indicate that the VHA generally provides truly excellent care; if so, we
December 2018

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

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.
May 2010

Making transfers run smoothly

pressure from the patient's family—called the hospital's transfer center anyway. ... A recent analysis of one regional transfer network, published in the January 2018 Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, found that surgeons at the
February 2020

Top Docs: Meet our 2009 Top Hospitalists

Some have distinguished themselves by helping younger physicians get ahead, while others are making great strides in patient safety and care transitions. ... Dr. Amin has initiated many new protocols at UC Irvine aimed at improving quality and patient
November 2009

Tweaking rapid response teams

Rapid 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

When patients wander

Most hospitals have policies and procedures around patient elopement and wandering, which The Joint Commission considers sentinel events. ... Simply taking the time to talk to a patient who seems confused can prevent an elopement, noted Mr.
February 2018

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