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SCCM Pod-198 CCM: Cost Savings and Quality Improvement

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Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Amay Parikh, MD, MBA, MS, lead author on an article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Quality Improvement and Cost Savings After Implementation of the Leapfrog Intensive Care Unit Physician Staffing Standard at a Community Teaching Hospital.” The article sought to determine whether improved outcomes in specific quality measures would result in an overall cost savings in patient care. Parikh specializes in nephrology and critical care at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Category: CCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Quality and Patient Safety Administration