Designing a Protocol to Eliminate Environmental Contamination by Clostridium difficile and Multidrug-Resistant Organisms
- Clinical pathways can help manage managed care. Kilmer, Mary B. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p40
Focuses on the clinical pathways, the detailed plans for managing specific surgical interventions or medical conditions. Development of clinical pathways; Implementation and three documentation components of clinical pathways; Benefits of clinical pathways; Conclusions.
- The role of clinical practice guidelines in health care reform. Rosoff, Arnold J. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p369
Reviews the development of the clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) movement. Assessment of the implications of CPG for health care reform at all levels; Definition of CPGs; Legal implications of using CPGs in practice; Potential liability of guidelines developers and issuers.
- Getting the goods on guidelines. Bergman, Rhonda // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 20, p70
Focuses on the effectiveness of following clinical practice guidelines in the United States. Benefits of using guidelines; Federal boost received by private organizations in developing clinical guidelines; Opposition from some physicians; Results of the study on the applicability of the...
- Earn compliance in three stages. // ED Management;Nov2010, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p123
The article discusses the strategy in seeking compliance with meaningful use standards. Todd Rothenhaus, senior vice president of Caritas Christi Healthcare in Boston, Massachusetts, states the need to choose a system or an enterprise module and to configure it for meaningful use as well as to...
- NICE sees trial coverage for clot retrieval. // Medical Device Daily;7/30/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 145, p7
The article reports that the National Institutes for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in Great Britain has issued a July 2013 bulletin recommending clinical trial coverage of devices for retrieval of clots in the cranial vasculature.
- GOOD NEWS ON GUIDELINES. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;01/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p13
States that clinical guidelines improve patient care. Examination of the congestive heart failure guidelines developed by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; Details on the benefits of the guidelines.
- COMPUTERS HELP. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;01/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p13
States that according to a study by the UCLA Emergency Department, patients would get better care if doctors use computerized charts which include treatment recommendations. Details on the testing of a computer charting system with treatment guidelines; Findings of the study.
- UNIONS URGE PATIENT CARE IMPROVEMENTS. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;01/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p51
Presents information on a message sent to the United States President Bill Clinton's healthcare advisory panel regarding the improvements needed in patient care. Identification of the views of health care professionals regarding patient care; Examination of the problems facing health care...
- Protocols prove your practice preeminent. Baum, Neil H.; Murtagh, Daniel // Urology Times;Mar97, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p40
Offers advice for physicians on how to improve the quality of medical practice by implementing treatment guidelines as practice protocols. Benefits of protocols; Elimination of the `waffling effect' by reduction of time for clinical decision formulation; Identification of tests or treatments...
- What should replace the Liverpool Care Pathway? // Journal of Community Nursing;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p8
No abstract available.