Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Perceived benefit of a telemedicine consultative service in a highly staffed intensive care unitMark C Romig
Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins, University School of Medicine, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, MD, USA
J Crit Care 27:426.e9-16. 2012..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a nocturnal telemedicine service improves culture, staff satisfaction, and perceptions of quality of care in a highly staffed university critical care system...
- Centralized triage for multiple intensive care units: the central intensivist physicianMark Romig
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Am J Med Qual 25:343-5. 2010..The authors conclude that the CIP program may improve overall critical care resource use while maintaining unit specialization within a large tertiary care hospital setting...
- Integrating CUSP and TRIP to improve patient safetyMark Romig
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Hospital Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
Hosp Pract (1995) 38:114-21. 2010..TRIP seeks to identify barriers to implementation of best-practice medicine and standardize care over multiple care units. Components of the 2 programs are not mutually exclusive and both can be used to mitigate potential patient harms...
- Effect of accounting for multiple concurrent catheters on central line-associated bloodstream infection rates: practical data supporting a theoretical concernRebecca A Aslakson
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7294, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:121-4. 2011..However, the current conventional method by which they are calculated may be misleading and unfairly penalize high-acuity care settings, where patients often have multiple concurrent central venous catheters (CVCs)...
- Enhancing the quality of care in the intensive care unit: a systems engineering approachSteven P Tropello
The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Crit Care Clin 29:113-24. 2013..Specific examples of applying a systems engineering approach to the Patient Care Program Acute Care Initiative are presented...
- Prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections: a journey toward eliminating preventable harmKristina R Weeks
Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:343-9. 2011....