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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.