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ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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ICU Management

Improving quality of care in severe traumatic brain injury patients

2017 22 Nov

Process indicator-based plan-do-act-check cycle in a single-centre quality improvement initiative To assess whether intracranial pressure (ICP) management in severe traumatic brain injury patients is being applied according to our institutional protocol we developed a process indicator aimed at improving quality of care. Background... Read more

ICU Management

Improving sepsis outcomes in Brazil

2017 22 Nov

Flávia Machado is Professor of Intensive Care and Head of the Intensive Care Section of the Anesthesiology, Pain and Intensive Care Department at the Federal University of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil. She is one of the founders of the Latin America Sepsis Institute (LASI), which is devoted to quality improvement process in Brazilian hospitals as... Read more

Executive Health Management

Doctor-Innovators: Tips from Top Accelerator Hub

2017 13 Jun

Clinicians are a potential source for innovations that could lead to healthcare quality improvement and reduction in cost. To help clinicians gain expertise in jump-starting new projects, Boston Children's Hospital has launched an internal startup accelerator.   The hospital says it opted to develop the Innovation & Digital Health Accelerator... Read more

IMAGING Management

Social Media and Quality Improvement in Radiology

2016 31 Oct

A study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiologists demonstrates the ability that social media offers us to form a cohesive community, facilitate multi-institutional collaboration, empower patients to actively participate in healthcare decisions, stay updated on trends and issues associated with healthcare, and promote quality improvement... Read more