February 23, 2012 | Journal Article
Effectiveness and Safety of the Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium Monitoring/Management, and Early Exercise/Mobility Bundle
March 3, 2014 | Journal Article
A bundle of interventions reduce the effects of prolonged sedation, mechanical ventilation, and immobility in critically ill intensive care patients.
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Closures of hospital trauma centers have accelerated since 2001 and may disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.
August 8, 2011 | Video, Story
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
July 11, 2011 | Program Results Report
Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) was a national initiative to improve hospital patient care and the hospital work environment by empowering front-line nurses to implement innovative new practices on their units.
Association Between Ambulance Diversion and Survival Among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
June 15, 2011 | Journal Article
Patients with time-sensitive conditions are adversely affected when the nearest emergency department is temporarily not available.
May 18, 2011 | Journal Article
This nationwide study analyzed market and hospital characteristics associated with the closure of emergency departments from 1990 to 2009. Emergency departments in safety-net and for-profit hospitals were less likely to remain open.
April 18, 2011 | Program Results Report
Ten hospitals throughout the country joined a collaborative learning network, developed strategies to improve the quality and accessibility of their language services, and tested them using five standardized performance improvement measures.
April 6, 2011 | Program Results Report
As the project manager at the University of Michigan said: "We could just grab the phone when patients came in who spoke languages for which we don't have an interpreter."
November 3, 2010 | Journal Article
A tailored communication and intervention effort–the Fall Prevention Tool Kit–can reduce hospital falls, especially in elderly.