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HiQuiPs: Preparation Part 1 – General Considerations for ED Quality Improvement Projects

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You are in the middle of a busy night shift and you see a 73-year-old female with diffuse abdominal pain who is hemodynamically stable. You have a wide differential and order a CT scan to aid in the diagnosis as you begin empiric management. Three hours pass by and the CT has not been performed. This is the third time this week that this has happened.  In light of this, you feel strongly …

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New CanadiEM Series – HiQuiPs

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Quality Improvement Quality of Care and the ED  Preparation Part 1 – General Considerations for a QI Project in the ED  Preparation Part 2 – Stakeholder Engagement and Behaviour Change  Preparation Part 3 – Root Cause Analysis  QI in the ED –  Implementation Part 1. QI Implementation Methodologies  QI in the ED – Implementation Part 2. Which Strategy to Choose: PDSA, Lean, or Six Sigma?  Quality Improvement Projects and Patient Reported Measures The …