Causes of Nurses' Second Victim Distress: An Objective Analysis
Background: Unanticipated adverse events could harm not only patients and families but also health care professionals. These people are defined as second victims. Second victim distress (SVD) refers to physical, emotional, and professional problems of health care professionals. While positive patient safety cultures (PSCs) are associated with reducing severity of SVD, there is a dearth of research on the association between PSCs and SVD and the mediation effects in those associations. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the associations between PSCs and SVD and verify the multiple mediation effe...
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - July 1, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Special Section on Nursing Challenges and Solutions Source Type: research

The Effect of Care Pathways on Coronary Care Nurses: A Preliminary Study
Background and Objectives: A care pathway is a structured care plan based on best clinical practice for a particular patient group. It reorganizes a complex process by providing structured, standardized care and supportive multidisciplinary teamwork. Although care pathways are used worldwide, the impact and benefit of a care pathway for coronary care practices have been minimally debated. This preliminary study aimed to examine the effect of a care pathway on the autonomy, teamwork, and burnout levels among coronary care nurses in a tertiary hospital. Methods: A preliminary study was conducted using a pre/postte...
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - July 1, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Special Section on Nursing Challenges and Solutions Source Type: research

From the Editor: Nursing Challenges and Solutions
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - July 1, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Special Section on Nursing Challenges and Solutions Source Type: research

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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Call for Reviewers Source Type: research

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Intermountain's High-Value Surgeon Network
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Intermountain Advances Source Type: research

The Johns Hopkins Patient Engagement Program: Improving Patient Engagement, Improving Patient Outcomes
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Insights From the Armstrong Institute Source Type: research

Deploying the Physician Workforce During a Respiratory Pandemic: The Experience of an Academic Teaching Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: COVID-19 Applications and Perspectives Source Type: research

Creating a Dedicated Pandemic Ambulatory Clinic: Lessons Learned From COVID-19
Conclusion: In the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as inevitably in future pandemics, outpatient medical facilities need to be prepared to care for nonhospitalized and nonemergent pandemic patients. We offer a practical approach that has been successful at our institution, with opportunity for local adaptation based on need and resources. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: COVID-19 Applications and Perspectives Source Type: research

Modeling the Probability of COVID-19 Based on Symptom Screening and Prevalence of Influenza and Influenza-Like Illnesses
Conclusion: Community-based health care providers should follow different signs and symptoms for diagnosing COVID-19 during, and outside of, influenza season. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: COVID-19 Applications and Perspectives Source Type: research

Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates in an Underserved Primary Care Clinic Using a Simple Educational Tool
Conclusions: This simple intervention was effective in improving influenza vaccine rates for one provider in a suburban safety-net clinic. It added minimal workload to the provider, and the intervention is easily replicable in other settings. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Quality Management Applications Source Type: research

Implementation of an Integrated Total Quality Management System in a Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Conclusions: It is possible to implement an ISO quality management system as a routine operating methodology in a high-demand PFTL. (Source: Quality Management in Healthcare)
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Quality Management Applications Source Type: research

Unpacking a Telemedical Takeover: Recommendations for Improving the Sustainability and Usage of Telemedicine Post-COVID-19
Telemedicine technology and regulation have been steadily growing over the last 2 decades. Prior to the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the availability of telemedicine in health systems and coverage of telemedicine were variable. Sudden and improved access to telemedicine was propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, during which governments, insurers, and health systems ramped up telemedical utilization with short-term exceptions and waivers. As in-person care opportunities open back up, the presence of telemedicine is not receding and thus its widespread adoption needs to be facilitated outside pandemic-specific...
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Hospital Adoption of Electronic Decision Support Tools for Preeclampsia Management
Background: Electronic health record (EHR)–based clinical decision support tools can improve the use of evidence-based clinical guidelines for preeclampsia management that can reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. No study has investigated the organizational capabilities that enable hospitals to use EHR-based decision support tools to manage preeclampsia. Objective: To examine the association of organizational capabilities and hospital adoption of EHR-based decision support tools for preeclampsia management. Methods: Cross-sectional analyses of hospitals providing obstetric care in 2017. In total, 73...
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research