Quality Measure Initiatives
Created:   8/5/2013
Contains:  14 items

Creator: Neurology Today
Duration: 6:46
Journal: Neurology Today
In April, Richard E. Popwell Jr., MD, chairman of the Bozeman Deaconess Health Group Executive Council in Bozeman, MT, traveled to Aurora, CO, to observe the quality measures and patient safety systems in place at the University of Colorado Hospital with his Emerging Leaders Forum mentor, Neurology Today Editor-in-Chief Steven P. Ringel, MD. Watch here as Dr. Popwell discusses with Dr. Ringel the efforts at the nonprofit Bozeman Deaconess to help their physicians better “capture” and measure their work habits effectively to make best use of the relative value unit-based system for compensation. For the full-text version of this article, see the July 4 Neurology Today.
Creator: Lola Butcher
Duration: 6:04
Anup Patel, MD, director of the complex epilepsy clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH, and his colleagues are working to reduce hospital use by their patients with epilepsy. In this podcast, he describes how he applies the “Plan, Do, Study, Act” technique suggested by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to assess how a small change in process can ensure a larger improvement in quality of care. For the full-text article, see the July 4 issue of Neurology Today.