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Bye-bye, CLABSI. Hello, HOB.

Experts explain the CDC's new quality metric, hospital-onset bacteremia and fungemia (HOB), which will look more broadly at health care-associated infections.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/07/03/bye-bye-clabsi-hello-hob.htm
3 Jul 2024

Education, feedback for clinicians did not affect inpatient or postdischarge heart failure outcomes

An intervention targeting hospital clinicians had no significant effect on time to first heart failure rehospitalization or death or quality-of-care scores among patients discharged after hospitalization for acute heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a recent trial found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/04/3.htm
4 Aug 2021

Quality and inequalities in sepsis measurement

CMS plans to start paying for performance on SEP-1. Sepsis quality experts have concerns and suggestions.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/07/10/quality-and-inequalities-in-sepsis-measurement.htm
10 Jul 2024

'Fall-Free Fridays'

Weekly rounds with a catchy name helped one hospital reduce patient falls.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/07/03/fall-free-fridays.htm
3 Jul 2024

Training in time-limited trials associated with less use of nonbeneficial ICU treatments

In a pre- and postintervention quality improvement study, physicians at three academic hospitals in California were trained to use time-limited trials of interventions in communication and care planning with families and surrogate decision makers of critically ill ICU patients.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/04/21/4.htm
21 Apr 2021

November 30, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/11/30/

New recommendations cover preop management of endocrine, hormonal, urologic medications

The guidance from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement focused on long-term medications and prioritized avoiding interruption of therapy unless continuation poses risks.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/17/2.htm
17 Mar 2021

December 14, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/12/14/

July 2018

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2018/07/

Displaying patient photographs in EHR reduced rate of wrong-patient order entry errors

As part of a quality improvement project at one Boston hospital, ED staff encouraged patients to have their photographs taken by informing them that the project was intended to improve safety.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/11/18/5.htm
18 Nov 2020

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