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  • perioperative
  • Because hypothermia causes so many serious complications, The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) and Physicians Quality Forum have each made perioperative normothermia an outcome measure for hospital quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children's Hospital
  • The largest concentration of patients (1 476 patients, 41.4% of the total) was admitted to the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, which drains three sub-districts (under-5 population 137 000) that contain areas with high social deprivation indices. (scielo.org.za)
  • 1. Bowie M, Westwood T, Ireland J. The Red Cross Children's Hospital Rehydration Unit: A 50-year review. (scielo.org.za)
  • In a retrospective analysis of over 1,300 newborns (born between 1996 and 2006) from 24 children's hospitals in the United States, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Ohio found that babies with HLHS were more likely to be born in summer months, suggesting that seasonality and environmental factors may play a significant role in causation. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The relationship between overall mortality and deaths preventable by better care is not linear,' explains Professor Richard Lilford, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Birmingham and lead author of the study. (birmingham.ac.uk)
  • The first of its kind in England, the initiative required each hospital to submit data on 28 quality measures concerning five clinical conditions. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • It is a market leader in England in the provision of hospital based Patient Administration (PAS) and electronic patient records (EPR) systems, the leader in social care systems, the leader in Child Health systems, and the leader in mobile bedside electronic observation and clinical communications. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company's Careflow (formerly VitalPac) solution has been the subject of several academic studies evidencing the impact that mobile clinical observations and alerts can have on hospital care. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was acquired by Symphony Technology Group in 2014 from McKesson Corporation and this acquisition saw the return of joint chief executives Markus Bolton and Dr Ian Denley In 2015 System C acquired 'The Learning Clinic' whose VitalPac range of products enable clinicians to capture, assess and act on clinical data at the patient, ward and hospital level. (wikipedia.org)
  • overall
  • Professor Campbell explained that the SHMI also provides the opportunity to spot failings sooner and therefore improve conditions and care for patients, saying: "Due to plans to publish the measure quarterly, hospitals will be able to monitor their overall performance in a timelier manner. (redorbit.com)
  • The overall unadjusted hospital mortality rate for the network was 7.9% (n=572 deaths). (ovid.com)
  • Infections with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae were associated with organ/stem cell transplantation, mechanical ventilation, exposure to antimicrobials, and overall longer length of stay in hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Over the past decade the scope and nature of ambulatory care provided in hospitals has changed enormously, not only in surgery but also in other specialties such as oncology, where increasingly sophisticated treatments involve a complex mix of inpatient and outpatient episodes. (bmj.com)
  • The use of a 30-day post-discharge mortality rate counts deaths that may have been unrelated to prior hospital care. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Rochelle Community Hospital is the sole provider of both acute and hospital-based skilled care in the Ogle County area. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Health Secretary Shona Robison credited this to the Scottish Patient Safety Programme, a drive to improve the safety and reliability of hospital care. (aol.co.uk)
  • Such closures may widen healthcare disparities by further reducing access to care in communities that are already characterized as having vulnerable patients and underpaid hospitals. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • The precise measurement of hospital performance that will provide similar quality of care where quality remained constant. (ebscohost.com)
  • Economists and health experts from the Universities of Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and Cambridge examined how the introduction of a scheme that paid bonuses to hospitals based on measures of quality affected the delivery of care. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • Lead author Matt Sutton, Professor of Health Economics in The University of Manchester's Institute for Population Health, said: "Researchers have generally concluded that paying bonuses to hospitals for improving quality of care does not affect patient health. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • The research focused on Advancing Quality, a scheme introduced in 2008 at all 24 NHS hospitals providing emergency care in the North West. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • 3 That dehydration itself caused a minority of hospital deaths is encouraging, suggesting that programmatic attempts to prevent it at community and primary health care level are bearing fruit. (scielo.org.za)
  • 2. Patrick M, Stephen C. Child PIP: Making mortality meaningful by using a structured mortality review process to improve the quality of care that children receive in the South Africa health system. (scielo.org.za)
  • Dr. Usher explains how one reason for this might be the fact that uninsured patients who lack preventative care are not admitted to the hospital until they have an emergent condition. (umn.edu)
  • Although this is a controversial area, the balance of opinion is that the weekend (and bank holidays) have a deleterious effect on patient care (and specifically increase mortality)-based on the larger studies that have been carried out. (wikipedia.org)
  • The score was validated on the dataset from 17,440 adult medical/surgical intensive care unit (ICU) admissions at 40 US hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • System C is involved with a Global Digital Exemplar project at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust to expand the use of information technology within the trust, and to develop new models of care using mobile apps, wearable devices and predictive technology to improve patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up to 75% of hospital admissions attributed to CRE were from long-term care facilities or transferred from another hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • In July 2013 two Stafford Hospital nurses were struck off the nursing register for falsifying A&E discharge times between 2000-2010 to avoid breaches of four-hour waiting targets. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • A total of 21 out 29 hospitals in the Scottish Patient Safety Programme have cut their mortality rate between January and March 2014 compared to July to September 2017. (aol.co.uk)
  • Strategies have been proposed to measure and improve hospital performance efforts have included national patient safety agencies, mandatory accreditation and financial incentives. (ebscohost.com)
  • One user of the Medway patient administration system is Noble's Hospital on the Isle of Man since 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • As studies continue, it is important to include a large patient sample size, diverse patient population, and a diverse range of hospitals involved in these studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, they have developed several accurate risk-stratification models which permit accurate comparisons across divergent patient groups (i.e., risk-adjusted comparisons amongst hospitals). (wikipedia.org)
  • variation
  • CTC variation is readily identified, permitting hospitals to appraise their practices and start timely intervention. (ovid.com)
  • widely
  • This index identified Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Hospital as a failing hospital in March 2009, prompting a public inquiry after its failings were widely publicized. (redorbit.com)
  • It was widely described as a "showpiece" hospital on its opening. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient's
  • Over the past five years there had been a 67% drop in the number of patients, largely due to a loss of patient's confidence following the Stafford Hospital scandal, and annual income had fallen by nearly £4 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foster
  • Last week (6 April) the Sunday Times published the latest annual assessments of hospital performance compiled by the Dr Foster organisation. (bmj.com)
  • 1 Dr Foster has brought together a wealth of information, including equipment and services available at each hospital and how the hospital performs on waiting lists and complaints, but its hospital mortality figures will arouse the most interest. (bmj.com)
  • found
  • This information, and information on other hospitals, can be found on www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov . (guthrie.org)
  • Internal validation was performed by a bootstrap method with 50 resamples, and calibration plots were found to be well fitted to predict in-hospital mortality. (dovepress.com)
  • In addition, Dr. Usher's research found that there is a disproportionate number of these transferred patients ending up in government hospitals. (umn.edu)