Undertaking quality improvement projects is more difficult than ever, but certain strategies can help ensure success. ... Unexpected allies for quality improvement projects can be found in departments like nutrition services.
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.
Sripada had recently received training in quality improvement as a member of the inaugural class of the Fellowship for Hospitalist Leadership program created by IPC and the University of California, San ... Francisco. For the fellowship's required
Researchers used data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to assess patients who had inpatient general, vascular, thoracic, cardiac, and orthopedic surgery between Jan. ... Authors noted that the National Surgical Quality Improvement
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
CMS also has tapped HealthInsight, a nonprofit, community-based organization, to help coordinate quality improvement efforts at the 25 IHS hospitals that are Medicare-certified. ... In the Great Plains Area, a newly hired manager is implementing quality
skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.
A multi-pronged quality improvement program helped community hospitals adopt six evidence-based practices in the ICU, a new study reports. ... Generally, large-scale quality improvement initiatives “should choose practices based on measured rather than
to a study published in the journal Quality and Safety in Health Care. ... Improvement Act of 2005, which was enacted to reduce the fragmentation of information on reported patient safety events and issues.
community. Whether they are community or academic hospitalists, leaders in quality improvement or teachers, the commitment of these men and women to their work is apparent and inspiring.