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Hospital revisits, admissions appear common after observation stays in Medicare beneficiaries

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
June 2017

Longer surgeries associated with higher clot risk

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
December 2014

Letter from the Editor

They are leaders in quality improvement, patient satisfaction, high-value care, education, mentorship, volunteering, and more.
November 2014

Hyponatremia linked to higher costs, longer stays, more readmissions and deaths

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
September 2012

Hospitals review evidence in-house

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
April 2016

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
May 2011

QI efforts to enhance communication with very ill can affect outcomes, analysis finds

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
November 2012

Keystone ICU project associated with lower hospital mortality in Michigan vs. region

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
February 2011

Last chance: Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

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.
July 2010

Top Docs

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
November 2016

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