That's where I started to get interested in, and focus on, quality of care. ... We have to figure out a way to do much better with respect to safety and quality.
From Dec. 1, 2017, to Nov. 30, 2018, 437 U.S. hospitals were enrolled in the quality improvement study. ... wrote. “In fact, we were able to train clinicians—often staff pharmacists—to become stewardship leaders in their facilities.” An
Quality improvement (QI) may be a big thing in medicine, but that doesn't mean that QI projects need to be large, experts said during an Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 session ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to
Another challenge in improving the appropriate inpatient prescribing of PPIs is quality improvement fatigue. ... Many institutions have implemented quality improvement programs, particularly education initiatives, around PPI use, Dr.
From these efforts, literally dozens of quality improvement initiatives have emerged and Dr. ... As director of quality improvement operations for the entire hospital medicine division, Dr.
Hospitals participating in the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) continue to improve, according to the latest results released by CMS. ... The average composite quality scores for these five conditions improved as follows from 2003
I am involved in many safety and quality improvement measures in the hospital,” she said. ... and allows them to participate in actual quality improvement projects at the hospital.
ACP Hospitalist will feature articles on topics like hospital safety, best practices, workflow, and quality of care. ... In upcoming issues, we'll be turning our attention to quality improvement by looking back at the Institute for Healthcare
The study results were published Nov. 26 by Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. ... quality improvement activities, and that the identification of clustered quality measures will allow hospitals to focus on indicators, such as stroke unit
Future studies should also study medication overuse as well.” They noted that quality improvement efforts should focus on safe transitions and on medication reconciliation after discharge.