Clinical CareMedical Mayhem Room: Enhancing Situational Awareness of Patient Safety Risks in the Hospital Setting
Hospitals are a critical part of our healthcare system and a place where very ill people can get excellent, and...
Clinical CareIHI Forum 2020: Three Big Ideas
This year's Institute for Healthcare Improvement Forum covered a range of topics, including quality improvement, health equity, population heath, patient...
Clinical CareShare Your Innovative Quality Improvement Ideas
Any professional who is currently involved in patient safety or quality improvement is welcome to submit a case study application.
Clinical CareSharps Safety Never Stops
Laboratory workers and clinicians must remain vigilant in regard to needlesticks, sharps safety, and bloodborne infection prevention.
Revenue CycleSending Electronic Records to QIOs
Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM, CHRI, vice president of the Regulations and Education Group at R1 Physician Advisory Services in...
Clinical CareWhat Kind of Peer Review Data is Helpful to Present to the Board?
The chair wants to boil the data down to a few metrics that the board can track, following the "Less...
Clinical CareThe Right Approach for the Right Result: Applying Lean Leadership to Achieve Standard Work in IV Therapy
Hartford Hospital is sharing its experience as a road map for other facilities looking to improve their processes and quality...
NursingModel Standards for Skilled Nursing Homes
The model presented sets out standards that push toward service excellence and focusing on the best interests of customers.
Clinical CarePhysician Productivity Gains Offset Cost of Medical Scribes
The addition of two new patient visits per day or three returning patient visits was profitable for all specialists.
StrategyStakeholders Urge CMS to Drop Proposed ACO Quality Changes
Providers also complain that the delayed release of the final rule cuts into the time ACOs and other APMs would...
Clinical CareIHI Rolls Out New National Action Plan for Patient Safety
Releasing the action plan in the midst of a pandemic creates more will to achieve the recommendations it sets out,...
StrategyNQF Report Offers Guidance on Reporting Measurement Systems
Via existing standards for developing and selecting individual measures, NQF collaborated to establish a method of assessing how measures can...