Search results for "Quality Improvement"

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The Medicare e-prescribing incentive—a carrot and a stick

The Center for Practice Improvement and Innovation produced videos covering eight topics about small practices.
March 2009

Alaska primary care crisis is tip of the iceberg

Support adoption and use of health information technology for quality improvement;. ... Allow for additional payments for achieving measurable and continuous quality improvements.
October 2008

In Haiti, flawed health care infrastructure complicates rebuilding

Quality improvement has been a buzzword in medicine for over a decade, yet physicians interested in learning about this important area of the field have usually had to do so on ... Aimed mainly at mid-career professionals looking to improve their quality
May 2010

Is your staff prepared to respond to a stroke?

Kathy Eiler, a Philadelphia practice manager and faculty member on ACP quality improvement programs.
May 2008

Getting to quality and safety by ‘degrees'

MSc, senior vice president for quality and safety at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization in Boston. ... Mayer. “While others have featured quality and quality improvement, we've focused a little heavier
May 2010

With EHRs or paper, outpatient practices can improve safety

Dr. Gandhi, the executive director of patient safety for Partners Healthcare in Boston, was honored last year by the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission for her groundbreaking research in ... Q: Inpatient safety has gotten a lot of attention
May 2010


Greater adjusted absolute improvement in appropriate antithrombotic prescription, blood pressure control and smoking cessation was seen among the 42 incentive clinics compared with the 42 control clinics. ... An accompanying editorial said that both
September 2013

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

Guzek, PHA's chair of quality improvement. But it's having the actual profile in hand, he added, that makes the difference to patients in their self-management. ... Guzek said. The staff affixes stars beside improvement areas on the profile, which goes
April 2008

Use caution when seeking medical information online

Arora, who focuses on medical education, quality improvement and patient safety in her work. ... Fees can deter users, but often result in better quality information, she said.
July 2011

Staffing can make or break a small practice

year quality improvement project. ... They offered individual recommendations and resources for improvement, then returned to the practices a year later to see how they did.
January 2008

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