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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

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,
April 2022

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
April 2022

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
April 2022

Wrong answer

The Atlanta school system harmed students and teachers in a thoughtless quest to improve quality. ... 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
April 2022

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
April 2022

Lessons from a pandemic

We all want to proactively protect ourselves. Even if the bandana is minimally protective, if it provides some level of psychological safety, we need to respect that and allow our workers ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in
April 2022

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
April 2022

Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’

The measure, which is designated as Quality ID #236 (NQF 0018), is currently defined as the percentage of adults ages 18 to 85 years who had a diagnosis of hypertension and ... senior director for IT quality and safety, research, and national health IT
April 2022

Trigger happy?

Trigger happy? The University of Maryland group has just published two new papers on the safety of contact precautions. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of
April 2022

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