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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

Highlights from Internal Medicine Meeting 2018

Our coverage of ACP's annual meeting includes stories on a modernized morbidity and mortality conference, quality improvement, medication reconciliation, and more. ... The concept might seem outdated, but our article explains how with a few tweaks, these
July 2018

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

Average lifespan of heart failure patients at discharge is 5.5 years

Researchers examined data on 7,865 heart failure patients discharged from Ontario hospitals between 1999 and 2000 whose information had been collected as part of a provincial quality improvement initiative. ... As in previous studies, the predictions
August 2012

From ACP Hospitalist

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
June 2019

Recent Research

weakened by the fact that more dramatic results were found in the lower-quality trials. ... Possible explanations for the finding that the CMS policy didn't affect infection rates overall include that hospitals may have changed their billing practices,
February 2013

Top Docs

Dr. Shaaban also leads a quality improvement track where residents meet monthly to discuss topics and collaborate on quality improvement projects. ... They are learning the science of quality improvement and applying it to make real changes in their work
November 2014

Heading up a hospitalist program

Some aspiring directors also might want to specialize in a particular area like quality improvement by getting a related master's degree, or by going through Six Sigma training, Dr. ... A program with quality doctors can still suffer under sub-par
December 2012

Facing feeding tubes

Dr. Christmas was taken aback by how quickly a feeding tube was placed and how the woman was sent home no longer able to eat,“ which is a really important
February 2019

Ultrasound

editorialists. As with other new technologies, the use of ultrasound varies in part due to resources, part of an“ equity gap” in quality improvement, the editorial pointed out.“ Without a focus
September 2019

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