Postinjury Employment As a Surrogate for Functional Outcomes: A Quality Indicator for Trauma Systems (Report)

Postinjury Employment As a Surrogate for Functional Outcomes: A Quality Indicator for Trauma Systems (Report)

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in trauma patients, with approximately 2% of the US population (5.3 million) living with TBI-related functional deficits (1). So far, trauma centers have focused on risk-adjusted survival rates as a measure of their performance (2). Recently, there has been an increasing interest in […]

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

Byline: Sayed Abbas Haghayegh, Mehrdad Kalantari, Hosein Molavi, Majid Talebi and Javad Alemohamad ABSTRACT

Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of patient safety issues and quality improvement for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant practice. The book reviews patient safety in complex healthcare delivery systems, delineates the various safety issues affecting pediatric hematology oncology patients, and discusses quality improvement methods and improvement science that allow the reader to […]

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Introduction Computerization of nursing documentation is ongoing in large parts of Norwegian health care services. Application of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) will influence how patients experience continuity of care and how nurses can perform safe care (1). Nursing documentation can also be a tool in measuring nursing quality indicators (2) or performance of nursing care […]

Responses of Emergency Unit Physicians and Administrators to Q-Statements Regarding Quality of Medical Services at Emergency Unit at Al Kindy Teaching Hospital.

Responses of Emergency Unit Physicians and Administrators to Q-Statements Regarding Quality of Medical Services at Emergency Unit at Al Kindy Teaching Hospital.

Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate the quality of medical services applied at the emergency unit at Al-kindy teaching hospital. Data were collected during one month duration through a survey using special form of questioner; the total number of studied sample was 51, which includes all the resident doctors working in the […]

Medicare Programs - End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

Medicare Programs – End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medicare Programs – End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This rule updates and makes revisions to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment […]