RC 86.7 / F47 2015

Ferroggiaro, Anthony,

Assessment of practice performance in emergency medicine : a clinician's guide to quality improvement / Anthony Ferroggiaro, . - ix, 219pages; 23cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Machine generated contents note: Section 1. Quality Improvement-Why it Matters, How it is DoneSection 2. Chart Review--Department Specifici. What chart review is and is notii. How it is doneiii. Case studiesiv. What chart review showsSection 3. Clinical Auditing-Disease Specifici. What clinical auditing is and is notii. How it is doneiii. Case Studiesiv. What clinical auditing showsSection 4. Self-Assessment-Individual-Specifici. What self-assessment is and is notii. How it is doneiii. Case Studiesiv. What Self-Assessment showsSection 5. Putting it all Together--Mastering Quality Improvment.

"Improve patient outcomes and meet MOC Part IV requirements with this real-world guide to implementing quality assessment and practice performance in emergency medicine. Assessment of Practice Performance in Emergency Medicine delivers a comprehensive, engagingly written review of our current methods for outcome assessment and clinical efficacy. The author, an experienced Emergency Department physician, also offers an insightful, thought-provoking call for a more aggressive, comprehensive, and local process. Highlights of coverage include: The Standard Peer Chart Review Process, Sequential Clinical Auditing, Assessment of Practice Performance, Implementing a Sequential Clinical Auditing Program, Case Studies in Peer Review, Examples of Clinical Audits, Examples and Templates for compliance with the APP PCPI Component, Integration of these elements in a holistic physician performance program, How this process can be initiated within your organization, Essential for every medical director, chairperson, administrator, or physician who is searching for methods to raise and/or sustain their own technical quality or that of their group, Assessment of Practice Performance in Emergency Medicine provides a critically important tool in today's medicine and healthcare market."--Provided by publisher.

9780071836593 (paperback : alk. paper) 0071836594 (paperback : alk. paper)


Emergency Medicine--methods.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)--methods.
Quality Assurance, Health Care--methods.

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