Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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Nonpayment for “preventable” infections didn't affect rates of infection

Possible explanations for the finding that the CMS policy didn't affect infection rates overall include that hospitals may have changed their billing practices, that quality-improvement efforts for the infections
October 2012

New Joint Commission president envisions global quality improvements

He recently talked to ACP Hospitalist about the current state of hospital safety and quality improvement, why pay-for-performance is not the answer, and how reaching out to global partners ... I think the challenge [of how to improve] will be helped by
January 2008

Hospital Compare didn't reduce mortality

Public reporting on hospital quality via the Hospital Compare website had minimal impact on mortality rates for three key conditions, a new study found. ... However, in the next analysis, researchers adjusted for quality improvement that was likely
March 2012

Mobile apps enter the hospital

We do believe some of those apps will eventually create a more efficient and effective health care delivery arm and lead to some improvement in patient outcomes, like decreasing readmissions and ... life through a mobile app, thereby sharing their health
December 2015

Publishing your QI project

How do you know if your quality improvement project is a candidate for publication? ... The SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) publishing guidelines provide a detailed description of how to report on QI projects.
February 2011

In the News

The authors said that higher spending does not appear to be related to better health care quality, and they suggested that states should concentrate on quality improvement strategies (including medical homes ... A coalition of cardiac specialty groups
November 2007

Journal watch: recent studies of note

Researchers analyzed 43, 625 heart failure (HF) patients discharged from 241 hospitals participating in the Get with the Guidelines-HF quality improvement registry between 2005 and 2007. ... Overall, there was a 32% reduction in chest radiographs with
February 2010

Recent Research

Emergency department and medical ICU clinicians received weekly feedback on compliance with the sepsis resuscitation bundle, and were encouraged to discuss issues with a quality improvement team that met monthly. ... quality of life than the control
July 2011

Inpatient medicine services see wide variety of conditions in similar pattern across hospitals

The diversity of conditions cared for in GIM may be challenging for healthcare delivery and quality improvement.
August 2018

Almost 20% of eligible ACS inpatients don't get ACE inhibitors, ARBs at discharge

The uptick in prescriptions over the study period coincides with nationwide implementation of quality improvement programs, the authors wrote, but the results indicate more work is necessary. ... ACE inhibitor and ARB use might also be considered as a
March 2014

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