journal
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement

journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167835/palm-scan-technology-improves-patient-safety
#1
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167834/qi-process-pin-points-delays-at-point-of-entry
#2
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167833/intervention-lowers-hospital-readmissions
#3
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167832/program-aims-to-improve-communications
#4
(no author information available yet)
Physicians should not assume that patients know the care team and their roles. White boards in patients' room are used to help communicate the care plan. New elements are incorporated into the routine physical exam.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167831/program-improves-hand-hygiene-compliance
#5
(no author information available yet)
Program begins with review of recent performance and of existing literature. Line dressings and access lines were the foci of practices changes. Leaders remind staff members when they fail to follow best practices.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22167830/final-aco-rule-includes-several-changes-favorable-to-hospitals
#6
(no author information available yet)
Downside risk option is removed, helping to ease burden of startup costs. Greater focus seen on improving care after discharge, periodic following-up with patients. Core quality measures differ from those traditionally set out by CMS.
December 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039620/tjc-readies-new-performance-standard
#7
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039619/response-changes-as-gram-neg-hais-rise
#8
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039618/nocturnists-help-avoid-night-weekend-danger
#9
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039617/cm-enhances-telemedicine-program
#10
(no author information available yet)
Program achieves reduced ED visits, hospitalizations, and mortality, plus 13% in cost savings. Medicare demonstration project involved patients with diabetes, COPD, heart failure, and co-morbidities. Patients are asked questions specifically related to factors that could exacerbate their disease.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039616/teach-back-program-reduces-readmissions
#11
(no author information available yet)
Work group reviews the literature for evidence-based models to emulate. EMR reminder includes a description of program for nurses logging on. Extensive staff education helps set up the initiative for success.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22039615/study-shows-keystone-program-achieved-significant-savings
#12
(no author information available yet)
Study helps relieve dearth of evidence that QI programs save money. Savings range from four times the cost of initiative to more than ten times the cost. Human capital represents the single largest component of hospital costs.
November 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21877590/eds-taking-on-the-issue-of-chronic-pain
#13
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21877589/palliative-care-hardwired-into-hospital-system
#14
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21877588/teamwork-key-part-of-heart-failure-initiative
#15
(no author information available yet)
Program improves compliance from 60% to 85% of patients receiving all appropriate care. Teamwork helps to identify goals and helps patients meet those goals. Physician leadership, hands-on nursing care, and education are critical ingredients for success.
September 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21877587/chassin-loeb-cite-high-reliability-as-next-stop-of-qi-journey
#16
(no author information available yet)
Leadership, culture of safety, robust process improvement are key elements of creating high reliability, experts say. High level of safety must be maintained over a long period of time over all of the facility's services. New methods of calculation are required to accurately measure the level of reliability that has been achieved.
September 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21837860/boost-care-coordination-between-ed-primary-care
#17
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21837859/ob-program-aims-to-cut-claims-improve-safety
#18
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21837858/callbacks-can-improve-patient-satisfaction
#19
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21837857/study-examines-trends-for-medicare-patients-at-eol
#20
(no author information available yet)
Patients are more likely to be treated by 10 doctors or more. Researcher says that great intensity of care does not necessarily mean higher quality of care. Physicians must listen more carefully to wishes of patients at the end of life, researcher says.
August 2011: Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement
journal
journal
40243
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"