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Medical malpractice claims drag on too long

Medical malpractice claims drag on too long | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
It is quite plausible that having a lawsuit hanging over their heads causes physicians to practice defensive medicine
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When we talk about quality, what exactly do we mean?

When we talk about quality, what exactly do we mean? | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
The important questions are whether it's reasonable to analyze quality at the decision level and whether that’s necessary.
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What Does an Ideal Healthcare System Look Like? | THCB

systems organized very differently can achieve comparable levels of performance and no single approach consistently outperforms others
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Social/Medical Risk and Practice Performance in Medicare Value Modifier Program

Social/Medical Risk and Practice Performance in Medicare Value Modifier Program | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
As value-based payment programs continue to increase in size and scope, practices that disproportionately serve high-risk patients may be at particular risk of receiving financial penalties.
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As value-based payment programs continue to increase in size and scope, practices that disproportionately serve high-risk patients may be at particular risk of receiving financial penalties.
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5 steps to create medical quality without trying

5 steps to create medical quality without trying | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
No check boxes and no administrators can create quality. It's up to you. Here's how.
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Customers come second: That's something health care can learn

Customers come second: That's something health care can learn | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Management’s overall aim should be to create a system in which everybody may take joy in his/her work
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“Management’s overall aim should be to create a system in which everybody may take joy in his/her work.” – W. Edwards Deming
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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: The Perfect Father’s Day Gift? The QI Essentials Toolkit

IHI’s Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit includes the tools and templates you need to launch and manage a successful health care improvement project. Each of the ten tools in the toolkit includes a short description, instructions, an example, and a blank template.
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Handshake-Free Zone: Stopping the Spread of Germs in the Hospital

Handshake-Free Zone: Stopping the Spread of Germs in the Hospital | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
A pediatrics professor at UCLA tested the use of a handshake-free zone to reduce the spread of germs.
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California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care, Report Card Shows

California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care, Report Card Shows | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
The nonprofit Leapfrog Group shows nearly half of California hospitals got a grade of C, D or F in patient safety measures — an increase from two years ago.
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Healthcare Quality Beyond Accreditation Compliance

Healthcare Quality Beyond Accreditation Compliance | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Accreditation is just a beginning rather than an end to your quest for quality.
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When Hospital Inspectors Are Watching, Fewer Patients Die

When Hospital Inspectors Are Watching, Fewer Patients Die | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
A study of nearly 2,000 hospitals found that inspections led to lower death rates.
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Los resultados en salud, un asunto de gestión clínica

Los resultados en salud, un asunto de gestión clínica | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Blog sobre gestión clínica, innovación y gestión santaria
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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Six Resolutions to Reboot Patient Safety

Changing payment models, uncertainty surrounding health reform, and the scrutiny of the modern digital age demand fresh thinking on how best to ensure harm-free care. At IHI’s National Forum in 2016, IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley proposed six patient safety “resolutions” to begin a conversation about new frontiers for patient safety.
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Race to the bottom: The myth of low-quality care in America

Race to the bottom: The myth of low-quality care in America | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
In these days of physician wellness and burnout, the obvious cure is the one doctors are most likely to seek; just stop working.
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Improving healthcare quality in the age of big data – Using data to make healthcare better

Improving healthcare quality in the age of big data – Using data to make healthcare better | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
probably the biggest limitation with the traditional way of thinking about data in the world of quality improvement is that it demotes data to the role of simple measurement
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¿Todo para el paciente sin el paciente?

¿Todo para el paciente sin el paciente? | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Blog sobre gestión clínica, innovación y gestión santaria
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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Is There a Way to Prevent Quality Improvement Burnout?

Not all improvement projects are created equal. How do we avoid wasting time and resources on initiatives that don’t succeed or “stick”? How can we prevent overwork, resentment, and burnout related to QI? We need to look at how we design and prioritize improvement initiatives. One way to do this is to use the “Highly Adoptable Improvement” model.
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For Selected Services, Blacks And Hispanics More Likely To Receive Low-Value Care Than Whites

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Learning from Patient Safety's Past, Creating Its Future

Safety is not a goal; it is a continually emerging, dynamic property of a system
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Understanding the Beer Game - transentis.com -

Understanding the Beer Game - transentis.com - | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Using System Thinking to Improve Game Results The Beer Game illustrates how difficult it is to manage dynamic systems. It was originally developed in the late 1950 s by Jay Forrester at MIT to introduce the concepts of dynamical systems. This blog post investigates the effect of different playing strategies. In my last blog post …
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Understanding this (22 years ago) changed my approach to Management: Systems thinking are the cornerstone!
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This doctor takes pride in being inefficient. Here's why.

This doctor takes pride in being inefficient. Here's why. | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
We have to make a claim for what is truly valuable in our practice, both for the patients and ourselves.
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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Myths (and Tips) about Creating Improvement Aim Statements

Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Myths (and Tips) about Creating Improvement Aim Statements | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Quality Improvement teams often struggle with developing aim statements to guide their efforts. Two IHI Improvement Capability experts debunk 3 common myths about creating improvement aims and offer advice about how to craft good ones.
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Going with our gut, not guidelines

Going with our gut, not guidelines | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Sometimes a computer algorithm won't provide the right solution for your patient.
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Hospitals Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Safety

Hospitals Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Safety | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer review helps hospitals to discuss their problems in a safe environment, when it isn't a crisis
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Telemedicine encounters inherently sacrifice quality

Telemedicine encounters inherently sacrifice quality | Quality of Healthcare | Scoop.it
Trust me when I say there is no substitute for some time in the exam room with a doctor who knows you.
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