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SCCM Pod-33 CC: Patient Safety and CPOE

Brian Jacobs, MD, discusses how efforts in computerized physician order entry relate to patient safety. The ICIS system is a computer-based system implemented throughout the hospital through which all medical orders are entered and documented electronically.

SCCM Pod-36 CC: Rapid Response Systems

Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, an intensivist from the University of Pittsburgh, discusses her article from the June 2006 issue of Critical Connections, titled "Rapid Response Systems: Have They Made a Difference?

SCCM Pod-38 CPOE and Error Detection

Terry Clemmer, MD, FCCM, discusses computerized physician order entry and error detection in the intensive care unit.

SCCM Pod-53 Reducing Medication Errors in the ICU

Yizhak Kupfer, MD, discusses his lecture, to be held during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Reduction of Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit."

SCCM Pod-133 CCM: Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the ICU

Matthew C. Scanlon, MD, discuses is article, “Value of Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the Intensive Care Unit,” published as part of a supplement to the June 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine.

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 where we are today.

SCCM Pod-169 PCCM: Formal Handover Protocols Reduce Errors During Transition to the ICU

Brian F. Joy, MD, a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, discussed an article published in the May 2011 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Standardized Multidisciplinary Protocol Improves Handover of Cardiac Surgery Patients to the Intensive Care Unit.”

SCCM Pod-192 PCCM: Residents Reveal Patient Safety Perceptions

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks Katri Typpo, MD, MPH, lead author of an article published in the September 2012 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Impact of Resident Duty Hour Limits on Safety in the ICU: A National Survey of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensivists.”

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 Community Teaching Hospital.”

SCCM Pod-214 CCM: Benchmarking Severe Sepsis

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with David F. Gaieski, MD, lead author on an article published in the May Critical Care Medicine titled, “Benchmarking the Incidence and Mortality of Severe Sepsis in the United States.”

SCCM Pod-219 PCCM: Readmissions to the Pediatric ICU

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with MD, MPH, Angela S. Czaja, MD, MSc, lead author on an article published in the July Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Unscheduled Readmissions to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Variation Among Centers.”

SCCM Pod-326 Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Creating Spread for Quality Improvement

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Jane Taylor, Ed.D, about quality improvement science and her contributions to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.

SCCM Pod-356 Repeated Critical Illness and Unplanned Readmissions to PICUs

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Jeffrey D. Edwards, MD, MA, MAS, about the article, “Repeated Critical Illness and Unplanned Readmissions Within 1 Year to PICUs,” published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-424 Critical Care Implications of Respiratory Depression on Hospital Wards

Continuous monitoring on hospital wards can prevent adverse events and unnecessary ICU admissions. Michael Smith, MD, is joined by Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, to review the demographics of respiratory depression.

SCCM Pod-438 Patient-Ventilator Dyssynchronies and Their Mechanisms

Explore the different mechanisms of the various patient-ventilator dyssynchronies and how to detect these dyssynchronies and evaluate their possible impact on patient-centered outcomes in this podcast.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Development of the CCEeXAM

Bedside echocardiography has become increasingly widespread among physicians caring for critically ill patients. The Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM) was administered for the first time in 2019 to 524 physicians from multiple specialties. The examination was designed for physicians to demonstrate an objective competence and obtain certification in advanced critical care echocardiography (CCE).