Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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30-day readmission rates for stroke highest among those with intracerebral hemorrhage

readmissions for high-volume conditions, and that nonteaching hospitals with higher volumes of stroke patients may be good potential targets for quality improvement efforts.
August 2018

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

ACC and AHA update performance measures for STEMI and NSTEMI

The task force that developed the measures noted that quality measures are“ metrics that may be useful for local quality improvement but are not yet appropriate for public reporting or pay ... Four performance measures and seven quality measures were
September 2017

Top Docs

in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... The initiatives add to Dr. Dutta's impressive track record on quality improvement.
November 2015

Ventilator bundle reduced adverse events, including pneumonia

The ICUs established quality improvement teams and implemented a multifaceted intervention that included head-of-bed elevation, use of subglottic secretion drainage endotracheal tubes, oral care, chlorhexidine mouth care, and daily
May 2017

Faster antibiotics, full sepsis bundle associated with lower inpatient mortality

Overall, however, adherence was better than in comparable quality improvement programs for stroke treatment in New York, they noted.
May 2017

Almost 20% of eligible ACS inpatients don't get ACE inhibitors, ARBs at discharge

The uptick in prescriptions over the study period coincides with nationwide implementation of quality improvement programs, the authors wrote, but the results indicate more work is necessary.“ Additional efforts may include ... ACE inhibitor and ARB
March 2014

Pay now, profit later

Sessions covered topics like teaching, research, career planning and quality improvement—all areas that attendees said were lacking or missing from their residency training.“ I would have loved to have had ... in academia and how you can influence
April 2010

Program for advanced recovery after surgery associated with shorter stays, better outcomes

to population health.“ The investigators have robustly taken implementation science to the next level, thus showing that thoughtfully planned quality-improvement endeavors that are integrated with robust research evaluation measures can
May 2017

Stroke transfers, order volume

Results were published online on Sept. 1, 2018, by Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. ... In addition to suggesting an impact of interhospital stroke transfers on hospital mortality metrics, the study findings show an opportunity for
January 2019

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