Other proposed changes to ACGME requirements mentioned in the letter focus on greater attention to patient safety and quality improvement and resident and faculty well-being. ... Residents will be expected to compare their patients' care to quality
Million Hearts®, the national initiative launched in 2011 by the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017, is encouraging widespread adoption and use of standardized treatment protocols for
as they improve patients' experience of care, improve the health of populations, and reduce the per capita cost of health care through the expansion of quality improvement capacity. ... Other ACP quality improvement resources range from point-of-care
DTC companies can work to lower rates through targeted quality-improvement initiatives to change physician behavior (e.g., timely feedback), as well as direct education to patients to influence demand.”.
The EVP Report outlines the year's events at the College, including new programs, services and clinical resources, as well as news in quality improvement, research and advocacy.
ACP QUEST now offers Closing the Gap: Diabetes Care, an online, practice-based, team-oriented quality improvement program dedicated to teaching physician practice teams how to create systems change using the ... chronic care model and to implement
Clinicians, especially general internists, play a key role in antimicrobial stewardship, and quality improvement strategies can improve antimicrobial prescribing,” the paper stated.
The authors noted that the “post-MI care transition is a point of vulnerability amenable to potential quality improvement interventions” and called for more research on interventions that “encourage close outpatient
The magazine is 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. Do you know a
aimed at tracking and improving the quality of diabetes and cardiometabolic care across the primary and specialty care continuum. ... Physicians will be able to track adherence to performance measures, compare performance to national benchmarks, target