Search results for "Patient Safety"

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Guarding against CAUTI

patient-focused safety issue related to device use,” he said.“ Appropriate use of the catheter is more reflective of a hospital's efforts to reduce the risk of infections [than the ... Saint. Many HAI interventions overlap and should be viewed
May 2015

IV hydration noninferior to no prophylaxis for contrast-induced nephropathy

2. might be considered without compromising patient safety,” they wrote.
March 2017

Delays in ICU transfer increase mortality, LOS, but early warning score may help, study finds

To define a ward patient as critically ill, researchers used an eCART score of 60, which is at the 95% specificity cutoff for ICU transfer. ... have significant implications for patient safety on the wards and provide further evidence for implementing
July 2016

ABIM announces changes to MOC program

ABIM is suspending its Practice Assessment, Patient Voice, and Patient Safety requirements for a minimum of 2 years and is updating the internal medicine MOC exam to more closely reflect the
February 2015

Do you know your core competencies?

For example, there's patient safety, quality improvement, palliative care.… This is the section where we call on most hospitalists to participate in these multidisciplinary teams and hopefully evolve as leaders ... of patient safety issues, as well as
July 2017

SHEA issues guidance on contact precautions for hospital visitors

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
April 2015

Wiping out surgical site infections

At OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, a 157-bed hospital in Bloomington, Ill., that person is Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety officer and risk manager. ... patients for surgery, said Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety
August 2007

Deadline for Top Hospitalist nominations coming up

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

Review evaluates evidence for wipes, UV, and other hospital cleaning methods

also highlighted a limited focus on patient-centered outcomes, such as patient infection or colonization. ... the patient safety aspect of their work.”.
August 2015

Calling for backup before it's needed

If that doesn't get better in 24 hours, that patient is at high risk.”. ... Kiely, MD, medical director of quality and patient safety who headed up the hospitalist service there during deployment of its rapid response system.
November 2008

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