News Articles on 'Medical Quality & Safety'
Telemedicine boosts health care access, efficiency, safety and quality
I am also a strong advocate for the integration of telemedicine programs in metropolitan areas to help improve the quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of health care. By increasing telemedicine service offerings in cities across the U.S., medical ...
Source: Marin Independent Journal
Published: 27 Aug 2017
Forum to discuss improving quality and safety in healthcare
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, jointly organised by non-profit groups the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the US' Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), supported by the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and the Malaysian ...
Published: 17 Aug 2017
Hershey Medical Center cited for second patient safety event: 4 things to know
State health officials cited Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center for failing to immediately report a patient safety incident involving an infant with a fractured arm, according to a Lancaster Online report published Friday. The news ...
Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 25 Aug 2017
New White Plains Doctor Brings Focus On Patient Quality, Safety
Joining as the associate medical director for Quality and Complex Care, he will be responsible for managing multidisciplinary teams and promoting continued improvements in patient quality and safety. An expert in graduate medical education, Multz has also ...
Source: Harrison Daily Voice
Published: 18 Aug 2017
Patient Safety and Quality
The sources listed below are responsible for capturing and reporting hospital quality and safety data, including data for the University of Maryland Medical Center. To ensure the highest quality health care for our patients, the University of Maryland ...
Published: 24 Aug 2017
Teaching Einstein Medical Students Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
It’s a stark reality. According to the Journal of Patient Safety, between 200,000 and 400,000 patients die each year because of medical errors. This makes such errors the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease and ...
Published: 28 Apr 2015
Punishing medical errors won’t improve hospital safety or quality
Joseph Ibrahim works for Monash University in an academic role involving teaching and research. He receives funding from Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) and Commonwealth Department of Health.
Source: THE CONVERSATION
Published: 16 Mar 2017
Resident’s Handbook of Medical Quality and Safety PDF
Drive to provide high value healthcare has created a field of medical quality improvement and safety. A Quality Improvement (QI) project would often aim in translate medical evidence (e.g. hand hygiene saves lives) into clinical practice (e.g. actually ...
Published: 14 Aug 2016
How to improve medical app quality and safety
Recent analyses published in BMC Medicine have concluded that “…widely available health apps meant to help patients calculate their appropriate insulin dosage, educate themselves about asthma, or perform other important functions are methodologically ...
Published: 26 Oct 2015
Medical education must include quality improvement and patient safety
Entering medical school is like settling in a new country, you have to learn the language, adapt to the culture and figure out how to succeed. As medical students, we study the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of diseases.
Published: 01 Dec 2014
Top-ranked for quality and safety
UC Davis Medical Center ranks among The Leapfrog Group’s top hospitals for 2010, a distinction that recognizes hospital performance in crucial areas of patient safety and quality, including mortality rates for certain common procedures, infection rates ...
Published: 15 Dec 2010
A mark of medical safety and quality
Health-care organisations in the UAE are working to create a safe and high-quality medical care system and to prevent mistakes that can endanger patient safety. However, considering the complexity of such systems and the vulnerability of patients to human ...
Source: Gulf News
Published: 20 Mar 2016
The Quality/Safety Medical Index: Implementation and Analysis
Medical analytics relating to quality and safety measures have become particularly timely and of high importance in contemporary medical practice. In medical imaging, the dynamic relationship between medical imaging quality and radiation safety creates ...
Published: 20 Nov 2016