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Antibiotics: There's no free lunch

Kudos to Sara and her colleagues for their work in raising our awareness. . ... 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
December 2019

Pilot program offers a road map for PCMH model of care

internist and principal of LML Health Solutions LLC, a quality and safety consulting organization located in Denver. ... It balances overuse issues seen with fee-for-service alone, underuse issues with capitation alone, and adds incentives for the hard
November 2012

'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
December 2019

C. difficile and hospital process measures

difficile infections (CDI) just published in BMJ Quality and Safety by Nick Daneman and colleagues from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. ... bridge the quality chasm that currently exists in CDI prevention.”.
December 2019

Evaluating what is important about performance measures

Health systems want lower costs while demonstrating quality and safety. Then, there is the dilemma of what is important and measurable. ... as support for demonstration projects that reimburse physicians and other health professionals for reporting on
November 2011

How much more stupid can mandatory vaccination policies get?

According to Forbes, In exchange for teaching and lecturing, she had access to the school's library. ... 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
December 2019

The delusion continues (part 2)

The data are sliced and diced in many ways, and are interesting to review. ... 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 inpatient
December 2019

3 things all patients should do when discharged from hospital

3 things all patients should do when discharged from hospital. The world of health care has made tremendous progress in the last several years in raising the quality and safety of ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital
December 2019

Hand hygiene: facilitators and barriers

They were positive deviants. The high performers were asked to explain why their compliance was high and four themes emerged:. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and
December 2019

What's the benefit of patient, family engagement?

Research shows that when patients are actively engaged in their health care, there are measurable improvements in quality and safety, fewer malpractice claims, and even more efficient care. ... The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers a
April 2019

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