Search Tag: quality improvement

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

2019 26 Aug

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could help to reduce risks and generate economic benefits?   Introduction   Intravenous administration of fluids and drugs is an important part of patient care for the critically ill. However, the contamination of infusion solutions by particles is a largely unknown and underestimated... Read more

ICU Management

Quality improvement in the PICU – a primer for intensivists

2019 30 May

Quality improvement provides tools that help the transformation of an intensive care unit into a highly reliable and safe environment, that nurtures continuous learning and delivery of high-quality care that improves patient experience and outcomes.   Despite advances in healthcare and dramatic improvements in survival across the spectrum of... Read more

Executive Health Management

People Powered Health Movement for patients

2019 22 May

The People Powered Health Movement is ignited by Accreditation Canada (AC) and the newly created Health Standards Organization (HSO) and has a bold ambition of achieving quality health services for all. This interview was conducted with Leslee J. Thompson during the International Patient Experience Symposium in Abu Dhabi. Health Standards... Read more

IMAGING Management

Machine Learning can automate charting using patient-doctor conversations

2019 26 Mar

Automating symptoms recording clerical aspects of medical record keeping through speech recognition during a patient’s visit 1   could allow physicians to dedicate more time directly with patients, according to a new report published in JAMA Intern Med . Researchers considered the feasibility of using machine learning  to automatically populate... Read more

Executive Health Management

Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2018 22 Sep

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/blog/index  or contact [email protected]  Bethan Herring Emergency Department Clinical Fellow - Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK TOP QUOTE FROM BLOG Prompt cards in the Emergency Department “Prompt... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: need for rigorous QI methods in radiology

2018 13 Sep

Use of iterative cycles to refine interventions reflects engagement of the most basic proven quality improvement (QI) methodology. However, a new systematic review has found that fewer than half (46 percent) of published imaging QI projects used repeated test of change to refine an intervention. "Engagement of iterative cycles was associated... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 24 Aug

Quality Improvement (QI) methods in healthcare are normally delivered through classroom-based education. This traditional way of training individuals creates an abundance of barriers such as financial outlay, geographical spread of learners, suitable time and venues for hosting training sessions etc. for educating multi-professional groups who need... Read more

ICU Management

2018 14 Apr

Nurses leading through innovation The one thing I would change to improve our healthcare system won’t take magic —it’s achievable today. I would empower all direct care nurses as bedside leaders, innovators and catalysts for change.   Why? Because empowering our clinicians at the front line of care results in better patient... Read more