• HRET
  • The HRET HIIN is the first HIIN in the country to offer this service to its more than 1,600 participating hospitals. (aha.org)
  • HRET HIIN hospitals currently are engaged in improvement efforts across 11 hospital-acquired condition topics. (aha.org)
  • Dr. Vercin Ephrem, President of the Medical Staff and Gloria Thorington, Director of Patient Safety and Quality attended the AHA and Health Research & Education Trusts' (HRET) 'Hospital Engagement Network Best Practice Celebration' in November and presented LRGHealthcare's journey to implementing best practices and evidence based care that won the organization the national recognition. (lrgh.org)
  • patients
  • TAKEAWAY: Hospitals are moving toward treatment of some emergency department patients sitting up (treated vertically) instead of having all patients lie down on a bed or stretcher. (wordpress.com)
  • Some hospitals with busy emergency departments are employing new models of care delivery to try to expedite care, including assessing and treating patients who are less seriously ill in chairs or recliners instead of immediately assigning every patient to a bed or stretcher. (wordpress.com)
  • Because there are no beds in this area, the hospital can treat more ED patients per square foot. (wordpress.com)
  • Previously, low-risk and moderate-risk chest pain patients were admitted to the hospital for observation. (wordpress.com)
  • The hospital has a parking structure and three parking lots, the main lot being served by a shuttle service that ferry patients and visitors between their vehicles and the medical center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients are usually referred to the hospital by their doctors or clinics for specialized care, but may also be admitted through the emergency department. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Ellwood, one evening while doing rounds amid crying children, it struck him that they were making decisions for economic reasons (the need to fill hospital beds) that were not in the best interests of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • The American Health Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628) is a United States Congress bill to partially repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. (wikipedia.org)
  • On May 4, 2017, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act by a narrow margin of 217-213, sending the bill to the Senate for deliberation. (wikipedia.org)
  • doctors
  • The American Hospital Association has advised doctors not to use the word "stable" either as a condition or in conjunction with another condition, especially one that is critical, because a critical condition inherently implies unpredictability and the instability of vital signs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concern for patient privacy and desire to avoid litigation associated with its breach have prompted doctors and hospitals to use these terms as an alternative to disclosing specific medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chicago
  • For his role in Far from Heaven (2002) he won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. (wikipedia.org)
  • The center links the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to hospitals in Chicago and beyond and places students for their training. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • Accredited hospitals are the only hospitals in the U.S. and Canada that choose to be evaluated on approximately 900 quality standards that go above and beyond basic state regulations, ranging from patient care and pain management to staff training and advanced diagnostic services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leo Greenawalt retired in 2011 after spending 30 years at the helm of the Washington State Hospital Association. (wordpress.com)
  • He reviews the health care delivery system in Washington and provides insight into the ways that the state hospital association assists hospitals in their mission. (wordpress.com)
  • He describes the development of the Consortium, which was an attempt to develop linkages between hospitals in urban and rural parts of Washington State. (wordpress.com)
  • Definitions vary among hospitals, and it is even possible for a patient to be upgraded or downgraded simply by being moved from one place to another, with no change in actual physical state. (wikipedia.org)
  • If consent is withheld, the hospital cannot state even that to the press, as it would confirm that the patient was receiving treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • These reforms were attacked by the American Medical Association as well as state and local affiliates of the AMA as "compulsory health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • staff
  • For example, a hospital accredited as a surgery referral and also an oncology referral, must have a board-certified surgeon and a board-certified oncologist on staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • On November 18, 2007, hospital staff mistakenly gave Quaid's ten-day-old twins a dosage of heparin 1,000 times the common dosage for infants. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • The Hospital in History. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his oral history, Mr. Greenawalt discusses the six goals of the association and how the board arrived at them. (wordpress.com)
  • A unique American history of decentralization in government, limited government, and a tradition of classical liberalism are all possible explanations for the suspicion around the idea of compulsory government-run insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • With increased use of hospital services due to expanded coverage, accelerated growth rates are predicted, reaching a peak of 6.7% in 2020 and then falling to 6.4% by 2023. (wordpress.com)
  • Current
  • After learning all about hospital supply buying trends and realizing that he was much more competent than his current employer, McGaw made the decision to leave the company and start his own enterprise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early industrial sickness insurance purchased through employers was one influential economic origin of the current American health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • professional
  • Hospitals located in areas with a higher ratio of people living in a Health Professional Service Area to the total population will be given greater priority for an increase in residency positions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Board
  • The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has announced that the American Hospital Association (AHA) has joined the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program (Portfolio Program). (aha.org)
  • The "July effect" refers to the detrimental impact on patient care, efficiency and outcomes in teaching hospitals when a new class of residents comes on board each year in the summer. (wordpress.com)
  • McGaw's name lives on after his death: he is recognized for his work in hospital supply through the Foster G. McGaw prize, and is also remembered for his multiple donations to schools in Illinois, especially Northwestern University, where he was on the board of trustees. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • Because of the lag time before any potential savings begin to flow back to the ACOs, the Association estimates that $4 million in start-up capital is actually needed, on average, to get through the first 24 months. (wordpress.com)
  • The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projects that the AHCA would increase the number of uninsured people by 23 million over 10 years, but would decrease the federal budget deficit by $119 billion over the same period (about 1%), mainly by cutting Medicaid coverage for lower income Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • At its peak, sales reached around $150 million and AHSC sold to 95% of American hospitals. (wikipedia.org)