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Category: Quality and Patient Safety

SCCM Pod-307 Transforming the Morbidity and Mortality Conference to Promote Safety and Quality in a PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Christina L. Cifra, MD, about the article, “Transforming the Morbidity and Mortality Conference to Promote Safety and Quality in a PICU,” published in the January 2016 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-291 Long-Term Association Between Frailty and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Survivors of Critical Illness

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM, speaks with Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc, about the article, “Long-Term Association Between Frailty and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Survivors of Critical Illness: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study*,” published in Critical Care Medic...

SCCM-Pod 287 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Critical Illness Survivors: A Metaanalysis

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Ann M. Parker, MD, about the article, "Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Critical Illness Survivors: A Metaanalysis*," published in Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-276 Pediatric Delirium and Associated Risk Factors

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Chani Traube, MD, about the article, “Pediatric Delirium and Associated Risk Factors: A Single-Center Prospective Observational Study,” published in the May 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-257 44th Critical Care Congress: The Practice of Critical Care: Ten Things We Can (and Must) Do Better

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MCCM. Dr. Dellinger is a plenary speaker at this year’s Critical Care Congress.

SCCM Pod-253 44th Critical Care Congress: Presidential Address

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 2015 President, Craig M. Coopersmith, MD, FCCM.

SCCM Pod-250 Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients After Heart Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Claudia Delgado-Corcoran, MD, MPH, about the article, “Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients After Heart Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-249 Risk Factors for Acquiring Functional and Cognitive Disabilities During Admission to a PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Meredith F. Bone, MD, MSCI, about the article, “Risk Factors for Acquiring Functional and Cognitive Disabilities During Admission to a PICU,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-247 Early Mobilization in the PICU

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Ira Cheifetz, MD, FCCM, Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Cheifetz discusses “Early Mobility Implementation Strategies (Peds),” which he presented at the 43rd Critical Care Congress i...

SCCM Pod-244 Early Mobility Implementation Strategies

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Heidi J. Engel, PT, DPT of UCSF Medical Center, regarding her lecture on “Early Mobility Implementation Strategies,” which she presented during the 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California.

SCCM Pod-240 Project Emerge: Improving Safety and Quality of Patient Care Through Systems Engineering

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Adam Sapirstein, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Sapirstein discusses “Project Emerge: Improving Safety and Quality of Patient Care Th...

SCCM Pod-234: Pediatric Intensive Care in South Africa: Making Optimum Use of Limited Resources

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Andrew Argent, MD, about his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Pediatric Intensive Care in South Africa: Making Optimum Use of Limited Resources at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.”

SCCM Pod-204 CCM: Surveillance Definitions for VAP

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, about his article, “Objective Surveillance Definitions for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia,” published in the December issue of Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-198 CCM: Cost Savings and Quality Improvement

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 C...

SCCM Pod-184 PCCM: Health-Related Outcomes in Children

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, associate podcast editor, speaks with Nana Coleman, MD, EdM, about her editorial published in the July Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Health-Related Outcomes in Children After Critical Illness.”

SCCM Pod-183: Healthcare in the 21st Century

Robert M. Pearl, MD, discusses the state of U.S. medicine as well as the importance of information technology and the future of healthcare reform with podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC.

SCCM Pod-162 Healthcare Quality: How Did We Get Here?

Kristine Lombardozzi, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the August Critical Connections titled, “Understanding the Evolution of Our National Healthcare Quality Improvement Process,” which outlines the origins and history of healthcare quality that brought us to wher...

SCCM Pod-100 Peter J. Pronovost Looks to the Future of Patient Safety

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses patient safety research and future efforts to reduce infections in the intensive care unit in this special 100th episode of the iCritical Care Podcasts.

Culturally Appropriate End-of-Life Care

"Culturally Appropriate End-of-Life Care" was published in the August/September 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

Socioeconomic Status and Advance Care Planning in the ICU

"Socioeconomic Status and Advance Care Planning in the ICU" was published in the August/September 2017 issue of Critical Connections.