Maynard, ACP Member, said the first quality improvement project he conducted was the toughest. ... are the same quality improvement steps that you use for just about anything,” he said.
Undertaking quality improvement projects is more difficult than ever, but certain strategies can help ensure success. ... Unexpected allies for quality improvement projects can be found in departments like nutrition services.
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Quality improvement in treating sepsis has focused mostly on standardizing care for the most severely ill patients, while treatment for other sepsis patients is less defined, the authors wrote.“ Given their
post-acute care providers to use data on both quality and resource use measures to help patients during the discharge planning process, while taking into account the patient's goals of ... Enforcement of the rule is also being shifted from Medicare Audit
Study authors concluded that the statewide initiative increased compliance with sepsis performance measures, although they noted that it is difficult for research on quality improvement projects to prove causation.“ While we ... of state leaders may be
A typical compensation model includes a guaranteed base salary plus opportunities to earn additional income through productivity bonuses and quality improvement-based incentives, said Jason Farr, senior vice president with The ... Another topic that
Brad Sharpe, FACP, might have discovered the secret to getting doctors excited about quality improvement: Create a competition. ... Both projects appealed to Dr. Sharpe's interest in combining education with quality improvement and patient care.
The fellowship emphasizes leadership, medical education, quality improvement, and research, with a greater emphasis on health care systems; no degree is offered. ... The curriculum will involve 50% clinical training and 50% nonclinical training and
editorialists. As with other new technologies, the use of ultrasound varies in part due to resources, part of an“ equity gap” in quality improvement, the editorial pointed out.“ Without a focus