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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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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

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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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
August 2020

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

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
August 2020

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