Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - Wiley-Blackwell. Healthcare improvement and safety at a glance: • maps out and follows the world health Organization Patient Safety curriculum • Draws upon the quality improvement work of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement This practical guide, covering a vital topic of increasing importance in healthcare, provides the first genuine introduction to patient safety and quality improvement grounded in clinical practice.

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. It bridges the gap between the practical and the theoretical to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients. Patient safety and healthcare improvement at a Glance is a timely and thorough overview of healthcare quality written specifically for students and junior doctors and healthcare professionals.

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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Instead, the people who do it, they transform the work, and their relationships with each other and with patients. And it does so with clarity, humor, insight, and compassion. The new york times science bestseller from robert wachter, modern Healthcare’s #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the US While modern medicine produces miracles, unsatisfying, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, and impossibly expensive.

. Over the past five years, thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital. The digital doctor hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age. Why were doctors no longer making eye contact with their patients? how could one of america’s leading hospitals give a teenager a 39-fold overdose of a common antibiotic, absurd regulations, flawed implementations, despite a state-of-the-art computerized prescribing system? How could a recruiting ad for physicians tout the absence of an electronic medical record as a major selling point? Logically enough, we’ve pinned the problems on clunky software, and bad karma.

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We need to recognize that computers in healthcare don’t simply replace my doctor’s scrawl with Helvetica 12, " writes the author Dr.

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Health Care Quality Management: Tools and Applications

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Jossey-Bass #ad - In today’s challenging health care environment, health care organizations are faced with improving patient outcomes, redesigning business processes, and executing quality and risk management initiatives. The digital doctor hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age. Health care quality management offers an introduction to the field and practice of quality management and reveals the best practices and strategies health care organizations can adopt to improve patient outcomes and program quality.

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Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care

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LWW #ad - The book is in full color and has light-hearted illustrations that teach key concepts in a memorable way. Icons highlight legal/ethical, cultural, and safety considerations. The digital doctor hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age. Now in its fifth edition, leadership, this text is designed to teach nursing students to apply effective decision-making, delegation, prioritization, and patient management skills to real-world practice situations.

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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - But it’s not too late to get it right. This riveting book offers the prescription for getting it right, making it essential reading for everyone – patient and provider alike – who cares about our healthcare system. The new york times science bestseller from robert wachter, unreliable, Modern Healthcare’s #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the USWhile modern medicine produces miracles, unsatisfying, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, and impossibly expensive.

. Ultimately, it is a hopeful story. We need to recognize that computers in healthcare don’t simply replace my doctor’s scrawl with Helvetica 12, " writes the author Dr. Robert Wachter. And it does so with clarity, insight, humor, and compassion. It was all of those things, but it was also something far more complicated.

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Interpersonal Relationships: Professional Communication Skills for Nurses

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Saunders #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A two-time winner of the ajn book of the Year award, this book is updated to emphasize interdisciplinary communication and QSEN competencies. New! a greater emphasis on communication, nursing discipline, and interprofessionalism includes a focus on the nursing paradigm, interdisciplinary theory, and ways of knowing.

New! focus on qsen competencies reflects current thinking on technology, safety, and evidence-based practice, especially as they relate to communication in nursing. The digital doctor hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age. Nursing, family, developmental, behavioral, and communication theories provide an essential foundation and a theoretical perspective for effective communication.

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New! clarity and safety in communication chapter addresses topics such as huddles, SBAR, rounds, handoffs, and other forms of communication in health care. Clear guidelines show how you can enhance the nurse-client relationship through proven communication strategies as well as principles drawn from nursing, psychology, and related theoretical frameworks.

From expert nursing educators elizabeth arnold and kathleen Underman Boggs, this comprehensive, observe, market-leading text is unmatched for helping nurses develop effective communication skills!Interactive exercises offer the opportunity to practice, and critically evaluate your professional communication skills in a safe learning environment.

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Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, 6th Edition

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Churchill Livingstone #ad - Saunders. It bridges the gap between health research methods and evidence-based clinical practice, making it an essential tool for students embarking on research. This textbook would be of interest and value both to undergraduate and post-graduate students also. Reviewed by Dr. Used book in Good Condition. This popular textbook provides a concise, overview of health research as an integrated, but comprehensive, problem-solving process.

The digital doctor hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age. Richard ellis on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015  ". Excellent at giving an introduction and overview into research methods. Reviewed by tobias bremer on behalf of intouch, july 2015 uses simple language and demystifies research jargon Covers both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, taking a very practical approachGives examples directly related to the health sciencesEach chapter contains a self-assessment test so that the reader can be sure they know all the important pointsProvides an extensive glossary for better understanding of the language of researchOnline interactive self-assessment tests: Multiple choice questionsTrue or false questionsShort answer questions Log on to evolve.

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Take Charge of your Nursing Career

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Sigma Theta Tau #ad - Used book in Good Condition. I like my current job, but want to find out more about all of the options out there for me as I map out future steps in advancing my career. It moves the reader comfortably from self assessment to assessment of opportunities and from risk taking to risk managing. Marshall helps you find your way with on the spot information, including the best resources and websites, to explore career options on your own.

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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers

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Jones & Bartlett Learning #ad - New case study: "the doctor's dilemma" three new appendices offer helpful reference material on meaningful use, creating a DRG budget, and reviewing a comparative operating budget report. Health care Finance w/Access Code. Churchill Livingstone. Saunders. Used book in Good Condition. Health care finance: basic tools for nonfinancial Managers, Fifth Edition is the most practical and applied text for those who need a basic and better understanding of health care financial management.

Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting. This exhaustive revision offers updated data throughout as well as six new chapters covering various cutting edge topics from the changing landscape in healthcare finance to understanding big data, strategic relationships, value based health care, and new payment methods.

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Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource

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Springer Publishing Company #ad - Co-published with the watson caring science institute WCSI, it will also be a primary resource for students attending WCSI programs and for in-service education programs, especially in hospitals with, or seeking, Magnet status. Saunders. The text comprises 37 classic book chapters and journal articles written by leaders in the field and illuminate the evolution of the caring paradigm--from its beginnings as a philosophical/ethical/theoretical guide to nursing, to implications for the future development of caring science.

The book is organized into nine sections providing an in-depth analysis of the evolution of caring scholarship; systematic reviews of the concept of caring; theoretical perspectives, including conceptual orientations, middle-range theories, and grand theories; seminal research studies; research designs and methods; practice models for the integration of caring within contemporary hospital-based practice environments; caring in communities and for the environment; leadership and administrative issues with a focus on caring and economics; and the future of caring science.

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Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges

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Saunders #ad - This leading text details what it means to be a professional nurse ― the history, values and standards, and commitment to life-long learning. Appropriate for use in early courses in baccalaureate curricula; in rn-to-BSN and RN-to-MSN courses; and as a resource for practicing nurses and graduate students, Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges, 8th Edition equips students and new nurses to positively impact their careers and the nursing profession.

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This edition features new information on QSEN, and updated information on the Affordable Care Act. Valuable learning aids throughout every chapter include: case studies, professional profiles, nursing research, cultural challenges, concepts & challenges, evidence-based practice, critical thinking, historical notes, interviews, and ideas for further exploration.

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Evidence-based practice boxes highlight problems identified in patient care, the nursing researcher’s questions and research, the results of that research, and the resultant recommendations for care.

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