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Reducing unnecessary PPI use may help save lives

quality improvement projects, experts said. ... Sharpe. “We have made it too easy to prescribe them.”. To make it easier for prescribers to do the right thing, UCSF conducted a quality improvement project to reduce unnecessary PPI
March 2016

Beyond the M&M

In addition to identifying errors that directly contributed to deaths, the reviews provide a rationale for prioritizing quality improvement efforts, said Dr. ... Quality improvement should be the principal goal of a mortality review system, several
September 2016

Digital tools help patients find their way

While initially developed as navigation aids, the apps have a variety of other potential uses, including equipment tracking and quality improvement. ... The apps also have potential uses for quality improvement based on the information they collect, said
May 2017

Death soon after ED discharge appears common in Medicare beneficiaries

Hospitals with low admission rates and low patient volumes, and patients with high risk diagnoses at discharge, could represent targets for clinical research and quality improvement efforts,” the researchers wrote.
February 2017

Failing at heart failure treatment

Whether they're joining major quality improvement initiatives or just making changes to the care of individual patients, the involvement of hospitalists is critical to reducing readmissions and improving care for ... Dr. Mudge and colleagues piloted a
August 2010

AHA: Improve response to inpatient cardiac arrest

Implement best practices across all phases of IHCA care with a continuous quality improvement program. ... In addition to the limitations of current knowledge and reporting on IHCA, the common perception that it is hopeless presents an impediment to
March 2013

Letter from the Editor

This issue contains articles on optimizing geriatric care, publishing a quality improvement project and preventing catheter-associated infections, among others. ... For some hospitalists, publishing the results of a quality improvement project seems like
February 2011

E-learning for everyone

Jason Stein, ACP Member, a hospitalist at Emory University in Atlanta, is the managing editor of a series of Web-based quality-improvement resource rooms sponsored by the Society of Hospital ... The e-materials are designed to help hospitals put quality
February 2008

Making the case for QI

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.
July 2011

Medical quality: What's it all mean?

Educating to improve patient care: Integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum. ... Improving patient care outcomes by teaching quality improvement to medical students in community-based practices.
July 2010

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