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Joint Commission. April 7, 2016.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient and quality. The 2015 honorees are Pascale Carayon, PhD; Premier, Inc.; and Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's annual conference on April 7, 2016, in Washington, DC.
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Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program.
Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Acad Med. 2014;89:460-468.
This retrospective study found that providing resident and fellow physicians with a financial incentive to meet inpatient quality improvement goals led to enhanced patient safety processes, such as hospital-to-home transitions and timely completion of discharge summaries. These findings highlight a need for broader implementation of trainee incentives as part of quality improvement.