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Success Story: From peer review to practical application

While using the Epley Maneuver undoubtedly relieves benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, training staff in a new method presented obstacles. One physician explains how he implements dedicated teaching time for staff.
July 2009

What's new in ACP Hospitalist

What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including the cover feature on spontaneous awakening trials, coverage of medication discrepancies during the transfer between facilities, and a Success Story ... Success Story: Hospitalist Web
October 2009

Chronic pain program provides model for small practices

This chart, adapted from a report about the initiative, shows global success in systematizing the assessment and management of chronic pain across the board, for example, in the use of structured ... The overwhelming success of this initiative in
November 2015

Rhode Island practice adopts patient-centered medical home

A patient-centered medical home model lets one physician focus on a proactive, holistic approach of preventive care. The reward was recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
September 2010

Practice achieves NCQA's highest recognition without an EMR

An internal medicine practice followed evidence-based diabetes care guidelines and achieve honors from the National Committee on Quality Assurance, despite not yet having an electronic medical record. A lot of thinking and a dedicated team went into
January 2011

Custom comic strip helps residents hand off patients

The handoff to a new doctor is a risky time for patients, who may not return for care or see the right resident. A team at the University of Chicago developed a packet of information intended to smooth the transition and reduce gaps in care.
October 2015

Cholesterol management becomes more complicated

Our Success Story looks at an ACP-led quality improvement project in Kentucky that helped 8 practices see significant improvements in screening for clinical depression, assessing and managing chronic pain, and ... Finally, this issue features the 10th
November 2015

When is it sleep apnea?

Our story looks at reasons for patients' nonadherence to hypertension treatment and how multifactorial interventions can help. ... In addition, our Success Story focuses on one such intervention that uses technology to involve hypertensive patients more
March 2015

QI project helps raise vaccination rates

With patients likely to decline all vaccinations, of any kind, due mainly to concerns about safety or adverse effects, physicians opted to work with ACP's “I Raise the Rates” initiative as a quality improvement project.
February 2018

An individual effort to smooth transitions

A multicomponent intervention to smooth hospital discharges back into primary care involved a personal visit to every hospitalized patient.
September 2017

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