Medical Education

Chapter Selections from "Medical Quality Management" (Varkey, P.) 2010

  • First Year Residents:
    • Chapter 1 - "Basics of Quality Improvement"
    • Chapter 2 - "Quality Management"
  • Second Year Residents:
    • Chapter 5 - "Medical Informatics"
    • Chapter 7 - "Utilization Management"
  • Third Year Resident:
    • Chapter 3 - "Patient Safety"
    • Chapter 4 - "Organization Design and Management"

Articles

  • First Year Residents:
    • Amalberti R., Yves A., Berwick D. M., Barach P. Five System Barriers to Achieving Ultra Safe Health Care. American College of Physicians (2005).
    • Baily M.A., Bottrell M., Lynn J., Jennings B. The Ethics of Using QI Methods to Improve Health Care Quality and Safety: The Place of Quality Improvement in Health Care. A Hastings Center Special Report (2006).
    • Berwick D.M. Developing and Testing Changes in Delivery of Care: Institute for Healthcare Improvement 1998; Vol. 128: 651-656.
    • Plesk P. Complexity and the Adoption of Innovation in Health Care. Conference Presentation: Accelerating Quality Improvement in Health Care Strategies to Speed the Diffusion of Evidence-Based Innovations (2003).
  • Second Year Residents:
    • Nelson E.C., Splaine, M.E., Batalden P.B., Plume S.K. Annals of Internal Medicine: Building Measurement and Data Collection into Medical Practice. American College of Physicians 1998; Vol. 128(6): 460-466.
    • Solberg L.I., Mosser G., McDonald S. The Three Faces of Performance Measurement: Improvement, Accountability and Research. Journal on Quality Improvement (1997).
    • Clemmer T.P., Spuhler V.J., Berwick D.M., Nolan T.W. Cooperation: The Foundation of Improvement. American College of Physicians: Annals of Internal Medicine 1998; Vol. 128: 1004-1009.
    • A Framework for Leadership of Improvement. Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2006.
  • Third Year Residents:
    • Walsh K.E., Kaushal R., Chessare J.B. How to Avoid Pediatric Errors: A User's Guide to the Literature. Downloaded from adc.bmj.com (2009).
    • Reinertsen J.L. Physicians as Leaders in the Improvement of Health Care Systems. American College of Physicians: Annals of Internal Medicine 1998; Vol. 128: 833-838.
    • Baily M.A., Bottrell M., Lynn J., Jennings B. The Ethics of Using QI Methods to Improve Health Care Quality and Safety: QI and Research: Similarities and Differences. A Hastings Center Special Report (2006).
    • Neuspiel D.R., Guzman M., Harewood, C. Improving Error Reporting in Ambulatory Pediatrics with a Team Approach (PDF). Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. Vol.1, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-1, 2008.
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