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Search results for "Education and Training"
Bethesda, MD; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. February 25, 2009.
This interview introduces an AHRQ-funded PIPS toolkit to help small and rural hospitals implement medication safety initiatives.
Meeting/Conference > United States Meeting/Conference
AHA Team Training. April 1–November 5, 2019.
Meeting/Conference > Maryland Meeting/Conference
Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. March 5-6, 2019; Constellation Energy Building, Baltimore, MD.
Designing and Delivering Whole-Person Transitional Care: Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions.
Boutwell A, Bourgoin A , Maxwell J, DeAngelis K, Genetti S, Savuto M, Snow J. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2016. AHRQ Publication No.16-0047-EF.
This toolkit provides information for hospitals to help reduce preventable readmissions among Medicaid patients. Building on hospital experience with utilizing the materials since 2014, this updated guide explains how to determine root causes for readmissions, evaluate existing interventions, develop a set of improvement strategies, and optimize care transition processes.
Audiovisual > Audiovisual Presentation
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
This online education program will present both group-focused and self-paced opportunities for participants to learn how to apply TeamSTEPPS 2.0 curriculum methods to develop staff training and improve team communication in their organizations.
Agency information collection activities: Assessing the Impact of the National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS Master Training Program; comment request.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 27, 2013;78:52927-52929.
This notice requests comments on a proposed project to evaluate TeamSTEPPS training and implementation efforts. The comment submission process is now closed.
Journal Article > Review
Weaver SJ, Lubomski LH, Wilson RF, Pfoh ER, Martinez KA, Dy SM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):369-374.
This systematic review—part of the AHRQ Making Health Care Safer II report—found some evidence that interventions, such as teamwork training, executive walk rounds, and structured communications approaches, can improve safety culture, especially when bundled together as a multicomponent intervention.
Grant > Fact Sheet/FAQs
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 09-P013-4-E.
This announcement highlights projects funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to reduce incidence of health care–associated infections.
Tools/Toolkit > Toolkit
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2010. AHRQ Publication No. 10-0059.
This guide provides patients with information they need to care for themselves after leaving the hospital. The tool was developed based on findings from the AHRQ-funded initiative Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge), which showed that patient-centered discharge planning can improve patient safety and reduce re-hospitalization rates.
Journal Article > Commentary
Reengineering hospital discharge: a protocol to improve patient safety, reduce costs, and boost patient satisfaction.
Clancy CM. Am J Med Qual. 2009;24:344-346.
In this commentary, AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy discusses effective patient discharge as an important factor in patient safety. Specifically, she highlights elements of an AHRQ-funded implementation program for engaging patients along with their clinical team to enable smooth discharge.
Dixon BE, Zafar A, for AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2009. AHRQ Publication No. 09-0031-EF.
This report summarizes findings from interviews with AHRQ-funded grantees who have implemented computerized provider order entry systems.