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.
Physician judgment and Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations should play bigger role in 2-midnight rule, CMS has proposed. ... The other significant proposed change is that Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will conduct first-line medical
We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
The researchers used an appreciative inquiry approach in their quality improvement project, meaning they found people who were doing signouts well and interviewed them. ... Hospitals adopting an appreciative inquiry approach may bump into clinicians
Temple University's Dr. Ford said the new policy to tie payments to performance should not have caught anyone by surprise given the quality improvement trend in health care. ... Hospitals that have already begun working on quality improvement projects
and quality improvement initiatives.
session on “Sustaining Your Quality Improvement Project.”. ... Ratner. “Sometimes in a quality improvement project, people just want to look at the outcome measure,” she said.
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
It allows people to find the place that works best for them in quality improvement. ... Thunder said. Quality improvement is not the only goal that the PPMC docs tackle as a team.
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