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Debating bare below the elbows

We already have too many metrics to follow and we shouldn't add one more. ... 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
August 2020

Exposing the myth of urinary tract infections

And importantly, he notes that most people treated for “UTI” would probably be better off without treatment. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health
August 2020

A face shield strategy to reduce COVID-19 nosocomial transmission

And we know that healthcare workers are really bad at wearing eye protection. • ... 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
August 2020

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
August 2020

'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
August 2020

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

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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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

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.”.
August 2020

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