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Clinical practice group performance on quality measures associated with chronic disease management has become central to reimbursement. Therefore, it is important to determine whether commonly used process and disease control measures for chronic conditions correlate with utilization-based outcomes, as they do in acute disease.
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While Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) is essential to patients with HIV, there is substantial variation in adherence nationally. We assess how provider and practice factors contribute to successful HIV ...
The only treatment for celiac disease is strict adherence to a gluten-free diet (GFD). We performed a systematic review to investigate the rate of adherence to a GFD in children with celiac disease, r...
Asymptomatic microscopic hematuria (AMH) is defined in the Canadian Urological Association (CUA) guidelines as >2 red blood cells (RBCs) per high-powered field (hpf). Our objective is to evaluate guid...
Emergency departments (EDs) are the primary venue for diagnosis and initiation of treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Typically managed in an intensive care unit (ICU), in many medical centers, ...
As the rate of publication of new and sometimes conflicting medical research increases, clinicians rely heavily on clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) to inform practice. However, CPGs are of widely v...
To evaluate whether the innovative multimethod assessment process/participatory quality improvement (MAP/PQI) intervention increases adherence to multiple cardiorespiratory guidelines in p...
This prospective study examines the differences among several measures of adherence to antipsychotic medications in outpatients with schizophrenia. Adherence is assessed by using self-repo...
Many patients who have sustained strokes are unable to effectively use their hemiparetic upper extremity. Limited mobility in the performance of daily activities, such as eating or dressi...
This quality improvement study aims to implement a supervised, multi-component exercise program for patients type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) from a primary care practice. Rosemount Clinic ...
Publications of the use of bowel cleansers in usual clinical practice are lacking. Patient adherence to investigational products increases in the context of clinical trials. By the same to...
The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Work consisting of a set of directions or principles to assist the health care practitioner with patient care decisions about appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, or other clinical procedures for specific clinical circumstances. Practice guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, organizations such as professional societies or governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. They can provide a foundation for assessing and evaluating the quality and effectiveness of health care in terms of measuring improved health, reduction of variation in services or procedures performed, and reduction of variation in outcomes of health care delivered.
Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.