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Organic medical homes (that are gluten-free)

Building on the work of a large and growing community, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) defines a medical home not simply as a place but as a model ... comprehensive care. --patient-centered. --coordinated care. --accessible services.
July 2019

Officers and Regents election results announced

Dr. Basch. Present positions: Senior director, Health IT Quality and Safety, Research, and National Health IT Policy, MedStar Health; medical director, MedStar Million Hearts Program. ... ACP activities: Governor-elect, Texas Chapter, 2012-2013; Governor,
March 2017

Trigger happy?

Trigger happy? The University of Maryland group has just published two new papers on the safety of contact precautions. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of
July 2019

Working while sick

Of note, the rate of vaccination in the survey participants was 45%, and vaccine effectiveness that season was only 19%. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of
July 2019

IDSA: What, me worry?

Guess what? There is no response! I was, however, encouraged to find a tab on Workforce and Training. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health care, and
July 2019

Bigger is more dangerous?

Titled” The Risks to Patient Safety from Health System Expansions,” it includes new threats to patient safety and suggests potential strategies for mitigating them, summarized in the table“ System Expansion Risks ... Rather, they conclude:“
July 2019

Would you get a $485 MRI exam?

As I have written before and even before that, while there may be things we can do to reduce the cost of health care without sacrificing quality, unleashing the free market, ... While our healthcare system can do a much better job providing information
July 2019

Leadership: to serve or to be served?

Two recent accusations of conflicts of interest should remind us of the dangers of leadership: Patient Safety’s First Scandal: The Sad Case of Chuck Denham, CareFusion, and the NQF and ... In both cases prominent leaders in medical quality and safety
July 2019

Saving primary care: Is anyone home?

The PCMH promises nothing less than greater access to primary care, delivered with improved quality and safety, better data capture and analysis, all with lower per capita costs. ... You can see a timeline of its evolution on page S4 here.] Early data
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Small practices less likely to fully adopt medical home model

The four medical home principles they looked at included team-based care, coordinated care facilitated by electronic health records, quality and safety, and increasing access to care (both in time to ... share resources such as care managers,. --increase
July 2019

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