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Getting to quality and safety by ‘degrees'

We have a bona fide science for clinical quality and safety that now is ready to be offered at the master's level. ... MSc, senior vice president for quality and safety at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts General Physicians
May 2010

Electronic health records, quality and safety take the fore at Pritzker IHI open school

Electronic health records, quality and safety take the fore at Pritzker IHI open school. ... The meeting was organized by students in Pritzker's Quality and Safety Track with guidance from Laura Botwinick, Director of GPHAP.
May 2019

Regulatory fatigue

However, it turned out to be a great visit. I met with very creative, highly engaged physicians and scientists with whom I share a basic desire to improve the quality and ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA,
May 2019

We need better HAI metrics

We need better HAI metrics. Over the past few months, my Chief Medical Officer and I met with department chairs to discuss incentive-based quality and safety metrics. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a
May 2019

What the HAC?!

9%.”. Interesting. Explanations for these findings include: (1) small size, rural location, southern region and for-profit status magically translate to higher-quality, safer care, or (2) this HAC metric is ... bullshit, as it obviously doesn’t
May 2019

Working while sick

Of note, the rate of vaccination in the survey participants was 45%, and vaccine effectiveness that season was only 19%. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of
May 2019

Work attire

Your clothes should be clean, comfortable, functional, and safe. No need for white coats. ... 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
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Diagnostic errors the most common, costly of malpractice claims

Results appeared online at BMJ Quality &Safety. Diagnostic errors were the most common type (28.6%) and accounted for the highest proportion of total payments (35.2%). ... Theoretical arguments to the contrary, notwithstanding, empirically, the
May 2019

Yes, we can! Bare below the elbows

We didn't mandate bare below the elbows and we didn't aggressively push it. ... 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
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Telemedicine advances ease patient adoption

QD: News Every Day--Telemedicine advances ease patient adoption. saves time and money for everyone: patients, physicians, facilities and insurers. ... The group changed its top 100 "Most Wired" hospital list to reflect new standards in infrastructure,
May 2019

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