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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
October 2020

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
October 2020

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.
October 2020

Retooled CMS ratings may inspire hospitals' improvement

The site has been around for three years, providing data on 26 quality and outcome measures like mortality rates and heart attack treatment. ... It has helped hospitals a great deal in having an added reason for following measures of quality and
May 2008

The skullcap feud

accessible free of charge to everyone, particularly when the guideline impacts patient safety. ... 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 sees
October 2020

The power of habit

While on the infectious disease consult service last week, I walked out of a patient's room, and wiped down my stethescope. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety
October 2020

Let's degown for good

And this results in the generation of 49 million pounds of garbage yearly. ... In lean thinking, that's a lot ofMichael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health
October 2020

The smoldering dumpster for The Match and infectious disease

for training and employment. If international medical graduate numbers fall, the dumpster fire will rage anew. ... The strong anti-regulatory mood of the current administration, along with increases in the uninsured population, could reduce incentives
October 2020

Practical strategies for physicians to avoid COVID-19 infection at work

This prevents contamination of sleeves and allows you to perform good hand hygiene. ... 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 sees patients in the
October 2020

Direct to consumer genetic testing and Oprah

How are DTC genetic tests regulated for quality and safety? These are some of the questions that I asked myself as I quickly scanned my patient's test results. ... led initiatives to improve the quality of care for patients with diabetes.
October 2020

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