Search results for "Quality Improvement"

Results 61 - 70 of about 325 for "Quality Improvement".

National survey finds that 50% of large IM residency programs have hospitalist rotations

In addition to clinical responsibilities, most of the rotations incorporated teaching, research, and/or work on quality improvement and patient safety. ... The most commonly identified gaps filled included allowing for progressive clinical autonomy (24
April 2018

New proposed rule for discharge planning focuses on patient preferences

post-acute care providers to use data on both quality and resource use measures to help patients during the discharge planning process, while taking into account the patient's goals of ... Enforcement of the rule is also being shifted from Medicare Audit
November 2015

Hospitalist fellowships offer clinical, research, or leadership training

The fellowship emphasizes leadership, medical education, quality improvement, and research, with a greater emphasis on health care systems; no degree is offered. ... The curriculum will involve 50% clinical training and 50% nonclinical training and
September 2015

Journal watch: recent studies of note

Researchers studied 9,658 patients enrolled at 44 centers that participated in the Health Disparities Collaboratives, a quality improvement effort adopted by the Health Resources and Services Administration for 1,000 ... The study's focus on short-term
April 2007

Good door-to-balloon time not associated with fast stroke response, study finds

The findings align with previous research finding that although a hospital's high performance on one measure of cardiovascular care may be associated with higher-quality care for other cardiovascular conditions, ... The lack of correlation might be due
March 2017

Get patients moving in, and out of, the hospital

administrators embarked on a quality improvement project in 2 general medicine units.“ The thought was,‘ If we can get our most sick, complicated patients up and moving in the ICUs, we
September 2016

‘Skip the Drips' reduced PPI overuse

The quality improvement project began with a system change, delivered through the electronic health record (EHR). ... Arora.“ The brochure was endorsed by the chief quality officer, as well as our GI fellowship director, so it helped that it had that
February 2018

Last chance to nominate a Top Hospitalist

skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or something else.
July 2017

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.
June 2011

In the News

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
June 2013

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