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
2. might be considered without compromising patient safety,” they wrote.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
also highlighted a limited focus on patient-centered outcomes, such as patient infection or colonization. ... the patient safety aspect of their work.”.
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.