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Orange is the new nudge

No one is forced to eat more fruit and potato chips aren't banned, but more fruit gets eaten. ... 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
July 2019

CAUTI SCHMAUTI! (part 3)

a new paper in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology adds fuel to my fire. ... 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
July 2019

Back to health care reform

to get back to the mess swirling around the latest effort to“ repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. ... The net result has been well documented. Health care in America is characterized by huge disparities in access to care, major failures of
July 2019

How I as a doctor chose my doctor

I went to the University's website and scanned the list of general internists. ... 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
July 2019

The delusion continues

And I suspect that IDSA will continue to pretend that all is well while the dumpster fire burns away. ... 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

Debating bare below the elbows

I had 10 minutes to deliver the pro argument and Neil had the same for the con. ... 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
July 2019

Unique state of payments as Maryland uses uniform prices

Q: What are the quality metrics? A: In the previous waiver, there were no quality metrics, not that we weren't paying attention to quality and safety, but they weren't ... a fixed budget or a fixed spending target unless physicians and hospitals are
April 2014

Exposing the myth of urinary tract infections

than antibiotics.• Delirium in the elderly does not necessarily warrant urine culture, and treatment of bacteriuria in this setting is not necessarily indicated. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a
July 2019

Better than germ-zapping robots

Better than germ-zapping robots. an anesthesiologist and critical care medicine colleague from Vanderbilt University, sent me this photo he took a few days ago at a hospital in Kenya. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa
July 2019

'About as stupid as it gets'

However, the absolute difference in influenza infections between the vaccinated and unvaccinated groups was only 1.3%. ... 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

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