Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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When trials are cut short, who benefits?

Perioperative beta-blockers became a recommended intervention in guidelines and a quality improvement target for hospitals.
January 2009


He recommended that clinicians communicate the risks and benefits of antibiotic prescribing more clearly to patients; that continuous quality improvement techniques and measurement of results replace randomized, controlled trials; and that
January 2013


The questionnaire asked physicians to provide information on age, sex, years in practice, state in which their practice was located, and quality of training. ... They called for measures including quality improvement activities, increased screening, and
November 2011

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine

Part one, the specialty of hospital medicine and systems of care, addresses value-based medicine, critical decision making at the point of care, transitions of care, patient safety, and quality improvement.
February 2017

Lung cancer

Weak recommendation, moderate-quality evidence). 2. For asymptomatic smokers and former smokers who do not meet the smoking and age criteria in Recommendation 1 but who are deemed to be at ... exam results, and develop data collection and reporting tools
January 2018

Officers and Regents election results announced

present); Performance Measurement Committee, 2015-present; Medical Practice and Quality Committee, 2015-present; Board of Governors Reference Committee, 2014 (Chair, 2015); Evergreen Award Special Recognition for “Increasing Involvement of
March 2016

Guidelines call for depression screening

Some studies have shown an almost twofold improvement.”. That evidence prompted physician-hospital organization Baycare Health Partners in Springfield, Mass., whose network includes Dr. ... In 2006, Baycare started screening for depression in diabetes
March 2010

QI project helps raise vaccination rates

effects, physicians opted to work with ACP's “I Raise the Rates” initiative as a quality improvement project. ... Beidas also thought that focusing on immunization would be a good way for the residents who staff the clinic to dip their toes into the
February 2018

Handling MACRA's advancing care information component

four reporting categories: quality, improvement activities, cost, and advancing care information (ACI). ... CMS has organizations to provide help to clinicians preparing for the Quality Payment Program, including the Transforming Clinical Practice
January 2017

Span gaps between physicians, patients

Practicing such techniques such as Active Listening, Motivational Interviewing, Ask Me Three and others can improve the quality of your communication with others.
June 2009

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