Outcomes of a System-Wide Protocol for Elective and Nonelective Coronary Angioplasty at Sites Without On-site Surgery: The Mayo Clinic Experience
- Quality improvement case study. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2013, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p42
The article discusses a case study of the St. Elsewhere University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It mentions that a cardiologist at the hospital is running a quality improvement project to improve outcomes of acute myocardial infarction patients. The team at the hospital draws a process map for...
- Insurers still overlook breast cancer screening. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Mar2006, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p25
Presents the results of a medical care quality report from the U.S. National Committee for Quality Assurance. Decline in the average performance of the health plans with respect to breast cancer screening; Improvements in the clinical measures including beta-blocker treatment after a heart...
- What's in a Guideline? Developing Collaborative and Sound Research Designs that Substantiate Best Practice Recommendations for Transgender Health Care. Deutsch, Madeline B.; Radix, Asa; Reisner, Sari // AMA Journal of Ethics;Nov2016, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p1098
Transgender medicine presents a particular challenge for the development of evidence-based guidelines, due to limitations in the available body of evidence as well as the exclusion of gender identity data from most public health surveillance activities. The guidelines that have been published...
- How Does The Quality Of Care Compare In Five Countries? Hussey, Peter S.; Anderson, Gerard F.; Osborn, Robin; Feek, Cohn; Mclaughlin, Vivienne; Millar, John; Epstein, Arnold // Health Affairs;May/Jun2004, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p89
International data on quality of medical care allow countries to compare their performance to that of other countries. The Commonwealth Fund International Working Group on Quality Indicators collected data on twenty-one indicators that reflect medical care in Australia, Canada, New Zealand,...
- Adherencia a guÃas de infarto agudo de miocardio con elevaciÃ³n de segmento ST en un Hospital Universitario de nivel IV en BogotÃ¡, Colombia, en periodos comprendidos entre enero de 2008 y julio de 2011. MOSQUERA KLINGER, GABRIEL ALONSO; MUÑOZ VELANDIA, ÓSCAR; BOHÓRQUEZ RODRÍGUEZ, RICARDO; GARCÍA, ÁNGEL ALBERTO // Universitas MÃ©dica;dec2015, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p20
Introduction: The ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) is associated with high morbidity and mortality, identifying disease early, and adherence to management guidelines have impacted clinical outcomes in this entity. Objectives: To evaluate adherence to guidelines in the...
- Hospital discharges to post-acute care on rise. // Hospital Home Health;Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p141
The article reports on the research results that the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released regarding post-acute care.
- Management of high-risk non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in the UK: need for alternative models of care to reduce length of stay and admission to angiography times. Koganti, Sudheer; Rakhit, Roby D. // Clinical Medicine;Dec2015, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p522
The roll out of the primary percutaneous coronary intervention pathway as the default treatment for patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) across the NHS has led to a paradigm shift in the model of care resulting in a significant improvement in mortality. In comparison, a...
- Quality Assurance Today and Tomorrow: Forecast for the Future. Brook, Robert Henry; Williams, Kathleen Nies; Avery, Allyson Davies // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec76, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p809
Examines quality assurance in medical care in the U.S. Definition of quality in relation to technical care and art-of-care; Information on the results of studies on the quality of care assessment in the country; Discussion on problems concerning quality assessment methods.
- Remarks on signing the memorandum on establishment of the Quality Interagency Coordination... Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;3/16/98, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p428
Presents the text of a speech given by the president of the United States on March 13, 1998 concerning the improvement of health care and the creation of a health care task force.