Overuse of Erythropoietin Stimulating Agent

CDS to Avoid Excessive Erythropoietin Stimulating Agent Administration High Value Practice Academic Alliance Clinical Decision Support Innovation Shobha W Stack MD PhD1, Elena Meeker PharmD2, Andrew A White MD1 1 University of Washington School of Medicine, Department...

Renal US after Abdominal CT for Inpatient AKI

Plan: Hospital acquired acute kidney injury (AKI) is usually due to multiple causes (nephrotoxic medications, hypotension, etc), and renal obstruction is rarely the cause in patients without risk factors (pelvic mass, renal stone, and others). Evaluation of 100...

High Value Quality Improvement

HVPAA high value quality improvement initiatives for the 2017-2018 academic year address the 1st pillar of high value health care: diagnostic and therapeutic efficiency. Teams from experienced centers are co-authoring evidence-based guides to reduce unnecessary...

Architecture of High Value Health Care

As the US works to improve health care value, a strategic plan is essential to ensure the quality, safety, and effectiveness of a new model for health care delivery. “Value” has been defined in various ways, with costs as the universal denominator. Quality, patient...

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