Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monthly feedback linked to improved colonoscopy quality

(HealthDay)—Monthly feedback significantly improves colonoscopy quality measures, but quarterly feedback does not, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Mixed bag: Electronic health records and ICU quality improvement

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine found significant reductions in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and surgical intensive care unit (SICU) mortality rates after implementation of electronic ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Osteoarthritis care not lining up with recommendations

(HealthDay)—The quality of osteoarthritis care is inadequate for all treatment domains, according to a meta-analysis published online June 17 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

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Mandatory gastro consult boosts care in decompensated cirrhosis

(HealthDay)—For patients hospitalized with decompensated cirrhosis (DC), a gastroenterology mandatory consultation (MC) can improve the quality of care, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in the Journal of Hospital ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Care pathway proposed for adolescent depression

(HealthDay)—Researchers have gathered evidence, developed a care pathway, and identified quality indicators (QIs) for the management of adolescent depression, according to a special article published online Sept. 16 in ...

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