A firm trial of interdisciplinary rounds on the inpatient medical wards: an intervention designed using continuous quality improvement.

@article{Curley1998AFT,
  title={A firm trial of interdisciplinary rounds on the inpatient medical wards: an intervention designed using continuous quality improvement.},
  author={Catherine Anne Curley and J E McEachern and Theodore Speroff},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 8 Suppl},
  pages={AS4-12}
}
OBJECTIVES In August 1993 a group of house staff and nursing staff at MetroHealth Medical Center formed a quality improvement team to evaluate the process of medical care on the inpatient wards. Using standard continuous quality improvement (CQI) methods, a team of medical interns, nurses, and other health professionals involved in patient care on the medicine inpatient service designed interdisciplinary, daily work rounds to improve the care of patients on the inpatient wards. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING

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