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Why I love the new NEJM CAUTI study!

In fact, the hospital's leadership team actively engages in setting our quality and safety targets. ... 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 new health care epidemiologist

While the paper mentions that the health care epidemiologist should have an understanding of quality improvement and safety, and is a valuable partner to the Chief Quality Officer (CQO), what it ... So my recommendations are these:. 1. SHEA should move
December 2019

Recognizing the value of infection control in addressing the AMR crisis

In a recent BMJ Quality and Safety editorial, he offered suggestions for advancing the recognition and resources for infection control and QI activities, including societies (i.e. ... b) as reimbursement moves away from fee per service and more towards
December 2019

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

ACP Fellowship: 2007. ACP Mastership: 2014. Present position: Senior director, IT quality and safety, research, and national health IT policy, MedStar Health. ... Task Force, 2017-present; Member, Medical Practice and Quality Committee, 2017-present;
November 2018

The delusion continues (part 3)

In addition, we welcome comments and guest blog posts to offer alternative viewpoints. ... 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
December 2019

Killing antimicrobial stewardship (part 2)

Anyway, a highly reputable group, the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP), has bailed me out. ... I highly recommend their post, which you can findMichael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a
December 2019

When a dead horse is your only horse

and in every talk I give on this topic I make that very clear. ... 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

M. chimaera infections associated with cardiopulmonary bypass

Our engineers were able to develop a solution and accomplish this within 24 hours. ... 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

It's time to kill MRSA exceptionalism

We needed to find all those who are colonized and isolate them (aka search and destroy). ... 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
December 2019

It's time to finally fix health care worker vaccination policies

cite is valid and reliable, particularly in the absence of good scientific estimates of patient impact. ... 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
December 2019

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