Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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A passion for quality improvement, right from the start

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.
December 2008

Changes proposed to the 2-midnight rule

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
July 2015

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

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.
May 2010

Appreciating a good signout

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
October 2012

Medicare takes aim at hospital-acquired conditions

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
November 2007

ACGME approves final duty hour and supervision standards

and quality improvement initiatives.
October 2010

Improving at quality improvement

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.
July 2018

Frailty associated with failure to rescue after surgery, study finds

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
March 2018

Top Docs

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.
November 2008

New proposed rule for discharge planning focuses on patient preferences

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
November 2015

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