News tagged with quality improvement program

Insulin dependence ups post-op complication risk

(HealthDay)—Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) have an increased risk of a number of postoperative complications after lumbar fusion compared with those who have noninsulin-dependent ...

Oct 08, 2014
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One in three stroke emergencies don't use EMS

More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Outcomes-based data drive practice transformation

(HealthDay)—Researchers in North Carolina have developed an enhanced model for the natural history of practice transformation that emphasizes using outcomes-based data to sustain robust long-term improvements ...

Jun 06, 2013
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