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ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

At Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, ACP unveiled ACP Advance, a new quality improvement (QI) program to help organizations and physicians improve patient care. ... These activities also count for patient safety CME. Chronic care programs and resources.
April 2019

Patient, wash thy own hands!

Patient, wash thy own hands! There has been increasing attention over the past decade in engaging patients in patient safety. ... In a related trend, there is also increased interest in patients washing their own hands in a framework called
November 2021

The skullcap feud

As I have argued before with regards to the white coat, professionalism exists to protect the profession, not the patient. ... accessible free of charge to everyone, particularly when the guideline impacts patient safety.
November 2021

Useless charts and fresh eyes in handoffs

Useless charts and fresh eyes in handoffs. Last month, I was a speaker for the American Medical Student Association on their patient safety webinar. ... They are not alone. The IHI Open School also virally spreads patient safety training where
November 2021

This is a very bad idea

I was stunned when I saw this headline in the New York Times last week: “Court sides against FDA in ‘off-label’ drug promotion case.” In c...
November 2021

ACP Internist

When a patient mentions hair loss, don't panic. Instead, respond with a thoughtful history that addresses the “big five” questions. ... Any physicians who hand off patients may want to consider how well their messages are being understood, especially

With EHRs or paper, outpatient practices can improve safety

Dr. Gandhi, the executive director of patient safety for Partners Healthcare in Boston, was honored last year by the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission for her groundbreaking research in ... ambulatory patient safety.
May 2010

Knife dancing

Discharging as soon as medically possible, while aiding the patient in their convalescence. • ... Hewing to principles of safety and organizational efficiency, while being unafraid to venture out of the box when changed situations demand it.
November 2021

Resident burnout--not fixed

The ACGME rules are not helping residents. They are not improving patient safety.
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--5 steps for preventing provider fatigue

5. Educate staff about sleep hygiene and the effects of fatigue on patient safety. ... research studies on sleep's effects on providers and patient safety, in the report.
November 2021

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