The authors noted that their study included only patients ages 65 years and older, did not report on such outcomes as symptoms or quality of life, and did not adjust data ... in this area, as well as additional research on observation stays as a focus of
Researchers used retrospective cohort data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to assess rates of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in more than 1.4
They are leaders in quality improvement, patient satisfaction, high-value care, education, mentorship, volunteering, and more.
In the second study, researchers assembled a cohort through the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Participant Use Data Files to identify 964, 263 adults undergoing major surgery
We try to keep them focused on the outcome because that's actually what we're going to measure to demonstrate improvement has been obtained,” she said. ... Umscheid said evidence is building that this is an effective model for improving quality and
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Quality improvement (QI) interventions to improve communication with very sick patients are effective at reducing length of stay in the ICU and the use of nonbeneficial aggressive treatment, a review found. ... family meetings with the usual team (11
The Michigan Keystone ICU project, a statewide quality improvement initiative, was associated with lower hospital mortality compared to surrounding Midwestern states, a study found. ... Overall, the findings suggest that large-scale, robust and
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
accomplishments in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... Dr. Kim said she is most proud of leading efforts to formalize the quality improvement (QI) curriculum for the internal medicine