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  • outcomes
  • The aim of this study was to assess whether in-hospital deaths and composite outcomes of patients undergoing PCI are related to gender during the first 48 hours. (ahajournals.org)
  • The association between gender and in-hospital outcomes was analyzed for urgent and non-urgent procedures separately and was assessed using multivariate logistic regression and propensity score analysis. (ahajournals.org)
  • The article presents a case study of the outcomes-based perfomance measures for hospital mortality for specific conditions and procedures. (ebscohost.com)
  • Multivariate analysis was used to identifiy variables associated with hospital mortality and NIV failure.Current mortality of ventilated patients in Brazil is elevated.Implementation of judicious fluid therapy and a watchful use and monitoring of NIV patients are potential targets to improve outcomes in this setting. (nih.gov)
  • We aimed to evaluate the clinical characteristics, outcomes and risk factors for hospital mortality and failure of NIV in patients requiring ventilatory support in Brazilian intensive care units (ICU). (nih.gov)
  • Pancreatic cancer and pancreatic disease Other gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary malignancies Vascular disease Transplant surgery and transplant psychology Investigating factors that affect surgical outcomes for diverse specialties including colorectal, cardiovascular, transplant, plastic and reconstructive, and minimally invasive surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Centre
  • A meeting was organised by Jeremy Lefroy MP in March 2015 to discuss a leaked KPMG report for NHS England which suggested shrinking the Hospital and turning it into a rehabilitation and elective surgery centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital has been at the centre of the major scandal in which numerous newspapers estimated that because of the substandard care between 400 and 1200 more patients died between 2005 and 2008 than would be expected for the type of hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk-adjusted
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • researchers
  • 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)
  • study
  • A brand new study by the University of Birmingham suggests that the system used by the Government to inform key decisions about the performance of NHS hospitals is inadequate. (birmingham.ac.uk)
  • 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)
  • Case mix adjusted hospital mortality is a poor proxy for preventable mortality: a modelling study. (birmingham.ac.uk)
  • Past research has shown that EDs are more likely to close at hospitals with negative profit margins and in neighborhoods with more low-income and racial and ethnic minority patients, providing important context for the findings of this study. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • The mortality increases observed in the study by Liu and colleagues may be attributed to longer travel times to farther EDs or increased wait times and crowding in EDs located near a closure, although further research is needed to elucidate these links. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • The study concludes that the possibility of incentives having a "substantial" effect on reducing deaths in NHS hospitals cannot be ruled out. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a hospital-based prospective study The setting was an acute care 350-bed hospital in the city of Barcelona, Spain. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In-hospital mortality fell steadily and significantly from 1995 through 2011, according to a large study at a U.S. urban academic center. (thebodypro.com)
  • in a much larger Australian study of 54,625 mixed medical/surgical non-elective admissions showed a significant weekend effect (i.e. worse mortality) for acute myocardial infarction. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study published in BMJ Quality and Safety, showed that the introduction of VitalPac was accompanied by a sustained 15% reduction in mortality, equivalent to almost 400 fewer deaths per year in one hospital and 370 in the second. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • We strongly disagree with the Health Care Finance Administration mortality data results and do not feel that they are an accurate measure of the quality of care rendered at our facility. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Rochelle Community Hospital is the sole provider of both acute and hospital-based skilled care in the Ogle County area. (chicagotribune.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Up to 75% of hospital admissions attributed to CRE were from long-term care facilities or transferred from another hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost all CRE infections occur in people receiving significant medical care in hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, or nursing homes. (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)
  • overall
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • data
  • While mortality data may be useful as a screening mechanism to measure quality factors, they have no value in themselves and bear no relationship to patient mix, local demographics and other factors that relate to severity of illness. (chicagotribune.com)
  • It includes deaths that occur 30 days after discharge and so tries to remove the incentive of hospitals discharging dying patients to improve their mortality data. (redorbit.com)
  • Guthrie is committed to providing our patients the most recent quality data on our hospital. (guthrie.org)
  • In 2009, a data collection system was set up to monitor the scale and impact of the annual AGE peak from February to April that involved all 11 public hospitals (5 district, 3 regional and 3 central) in the city. (scielo.org.za)
  • These data have provided a first view of hospitalisation and in-hospital mortality due to AGE in a city in South Africa. (scielo.org.za)
  • The investigators determined which HIV patients died in the hospital from January 1, 1995, to December 31, 2011, and collected relevant data from medical records. (thebodypro.com)
  • patient
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • death
  • To address limitations in research on hospital mortality in HIV populations, these investigators examined trends in in-hospital death from 1995 to 2011, identified causes of death and attributed deaths to AIDS or non-AIDS illnesses. (thebodypro.com)
  • Some studies have reported a possible relationship between increased chloride levels and death or acute kidney injury in severely ill patients that may frequent the hospital or have prolonged visits. (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)
  • adjustment
  • However, comparisons between hospitals can be misleading unless there is adjustment for population characteristics and severity of illness. (ovid.com)
  • England
  • This has now been accepted by the Department of Health and will be used throughout England as part of a package to identify failing hospitals. (redorbit.com)
  • Effect of a protective-ventilation strategy on mortality in the acute respiratory distress syndrome," The New England Journal of Medicine , vol. 338, no. 6, pp. 347-354, 1998. (hindawi.com)
  • In the US, these schemes are voluntary and only 5% of hospitals take part, whereas all hospitals in the North West of England took part in the scheme. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • A copy of the paper, 'Association between Mortality and Hospital Pay for Performance in England,' by Martin Roland et al, published in the New England Journal of Medicine , is available on request. (manchester.ac.uk)
  • It is the main hospital in Stafford, England. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • CTC variation is readily identified, permitting hospitals to appraise their practices and start timely intervention. (ovid.com)
  • infant mortality
  • Literacy rate: 87.6% Infant mortality rate: 24.59 in 1,000 live births In 2006 the school system had 4 schools, 22 classrooms, 46 teachers, and 852 students. (wikipedia.org)
  • Should be ever married Should be above 22 years of age and less than 60 years of age Should have at least one living child above 1 year of age (to pass the age of infant mortality) Should be mentally sound to understand and give consent Should not be coerced or under any pressure No scalpel vasectomy is performed under local anaesthesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Problems, such as a high infant mortality, increased concerns and the Fianna Fáil government published a much delayed White Paper in 1947. (wikipedia.org)
  • Schools: 3 Students: 795 Middle schools and students: 1 with 155 students Higher education: none Adult literacy rate: 81.9% (2000) (national average was 86.4%) Hospitals: 0 Hospital beds: 0 Ambulatory clinics: 1 Infant mortality rate: 23.05 (2000) (national average was 33.0) The United Nations Human Development Index (2000) ranked Panamá 131 out of 242 municipalities in the state of Goiás with a score of 0.733. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinics
  • Sequencing of the complete gene was suggested being Delphinidin chloride a isolated from several clinical samples had been gathered between 2006 and 2012 from the next clinics: Rafic Harrii Beyrouth governmental medical center, Tripoli governmental medical center (TGH), Nini medical center, Rahal hospital, Monla hospital and Ain Wazein Hospital (AWH). (scienceofgreathealth.com)
  • Relying on vicarious liability or direct corporate negligence, claims may also be brought against hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations or medical corporations for the mistakes of their employees and contractors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The health system had 1 hospital with 14 beds and 2 public health clinics (SUS). (wikipedia.org)
  • rate
  • The condition has a high mortality rate, notes stuff.co.nz . (newser.com)
  • Browne was an admirer of Fianna Fáil's 1947 Health Act and intended to implement its provisions as part of a plan to reduce the alarmingly high rate of child mortality (especially from tuberculosis) in Ireland, modernise the Irish healthcare system and make it free and without means-testing for mothers and their children up to the age of 16. (wikipedia.org)
  • India
  • In July 2010, a team in New Delhi reported a cluster of three cases of Acinetobacter baumannii bearing blaNDM-1 that were found in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Chennai, India, in April 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Director (PNDT) & Convenor of PNDT Act, 1994, Dr. Chand raided many hospitals and clinic all over India and shut them down for running illegal Sex determination tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • False-positive alarms cause anxiety for care teams, patients and families, and can lead to clinicians becoming desensitized to true patient emergencies while placing pressure on already constrained hospital resources,' said PeraHealth co-founder and chief science officer Michael J. Rothman, in a statement. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • citation needed] RCH performs 95 per cent of the primary angioplasties or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) for the region and has demonstrated healthy outcomes for patients transferred back to their referring hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The first Royal Columbian Hospital, designed for thirty patients and located on the corner of Clement (now 4th Street) and Agnes Street was opened on 7 October 1862 to care for men only. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fix and ship: No mortality penalty when STEMI patients transferred back to referring hospitals post-PCI UBC Faculty of Medicine: Royal Columbian Hospital profile Fatport locations RCH Foundation History RCH Foundation History HealthCare and Social Assistance - A Guide to the BC Economy and Labour Market, Government of British Columbia Primary Source The Work Of The Royal Engineers in British Columbia: 1858 to 1863, BY HIS HONOUR FREDRICK W. HOWAY. (wikipedia.org)
  • That is to say, patients that have a disease that is more connected in the network face higher mortality rates that those patients who have less connected conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • These surgical interventions, including resections of the colon, and the removal of the teeth, tonsils, and occasionally stomach, were widely discredited during the 1930s when it was discovered that permanent recovery did not typically occur after such interventions, and the mortality of such colon surgeries was unacceptably high. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the developed world most deliveries occur in hospital, while in the developing world most births take place at home with the support of a traditional birth attendant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • The study population consisted of pregnant women from the Jomoro, Nzema East Municipal, Ahanta West, and Ellembelle district (Western Region of Ghana) attending the hospital for delivery during time of investigation. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The retrospective study of 16,239 Children's Hospital pediatric admissions between January 2006 and December 2013 compared the use of vital signs, a common indicator of patient condition, to that of PeraHealth's Pediatric Rothman Index , or PRI. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • The hospital has consistently been in the top rankings over the roughly 18 years the Network has been producing the study. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • EGDT has also been cited by the Joint Commission of Hospital Accreditation as a quality improvement initiative for the last two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Both groups were exposed to the same hospital food as part of their "usual care," so presumably the A1c improvement was a result of their "treatment" protocol: taking their meds. (thenutritiondebate.com)
  • Many symptoms of serious pediatric conditions are also found in common conditions that do not require immediate intervention, and vital signs alone cannot discriminate between the two situations,' Robert Clark, MD, chief of pediatric critical care medicine at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC , said in a news release announcing the finding. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Less than one quarter of care takes place in hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Royal Columbian Hospital is a major tertiary care facility known for trauma care, neurosurgery and open-heart surgery and neonatal intensive care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The need for a hospital to care for the sick and injured became a public concern during the population growth caused by the gold rushes of the 1850s and 1860s. (wikipedia.org)
  • He completed a residency in emergency and internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, PA. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Back in 1984, the extrapolated statistics from relatively few records in only several states of the United States estimated that between 44,000-98,000 people annually die in hospitals because of medical errors. (wikipedia.org)
  • alone
  • The research, conducted by Children's Hospital clinicians, found that use of vital signs alone led to false-positive identification of serious events 46 percent of the time. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Hospital costs associated with such medical errors were estimated at $324 million in October 2008 alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • This is reflected in our educational curriculum which includes weekly conferences such as indications conference, Morbidity & Mortality conference, multidisciplinary case conference with Cardiology in addition to didactic sessions guided by faculty members and VSITE preparation sessions. (rochester.edu)
  • pain
  • A 64-year-old, white, female housewife was admitted to the Louisville Jewish Hospital with a 5-year history of intermittent dyspnea and chest pain. (annals.org)
  • time
  • No significant reform of healthcare occurred in this time and the Catholic Church still retained effective control through the ownership of hospitals and schools, while family doctors still largely practised in isolation of other medical professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • costs
  • He spent 23 days in the hospital recovering from the incident-the costs of which which we can safely assume far outweighed whatever the prize was in the eating contest. (newser.com)
  • Program
  • As one of the first institutions to embrace an integrated training program in 2006, we offer a unique opportunity for trainees to learn the art and science of vascular surgery in a variety of training environments: urban academic ( Strong Memorial Hospital ), urban community ( Highland Hospital ), and rural community ( F.F. Thompson ) and ( Geneva General Hospital ). (rochester.edu)
  • The hospital has the only program capable of performing cardiac surgery for expectant women in the Province of British Columbia. (wikipedia.org)
  • another
  • One of the team members, Dr. Phaitun Gojaseni, introduced the no-scalpel technique in Thailand upon his return, while another member of the team, Dr. Marc Goldstein, introduced the technique to the United States at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. (wikipedia.org)