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Assessing a New Prescreening Score for the Simplified Evaluation of the Clinical Quality and Relevance of eHealth Apps: Instrument Validation Study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical Internet research [J Med Internet Res] 2022 Jul 05; Vol. 24 (7), pp. e39590. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 05.

Abstract:Background: In 2020, more than 250 eHealth solutions were added to app stores each day, or 90,000 in the year; however, the vast majority of these solutions have not undergone clinical validation, their quality is unknown, and the user does not know if...

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Use of 90-day mortality does not change assessment of hospital quality after coronary artery bypass grafting in New York State.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery [J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg] 2022 Feb; Vol. 163 (2), pp. 676-682.e1. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Apr 11.

Abstract:Objectives: Publicly reported postoperative 30-day mortality rates are commonly used to compare hospital quality after coronary artery bypass grafting. We sought to determine whether 90-day mortality rates, which are not publicly reported but better ca...

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Quality management in radiotherapy treatment delivery.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology [J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol] 2022 Mar; Vol. 66 (2), pp. 279-290.

Abstract:Radiation Oncology continues to rely on accurate delivery of radiation, in particular where patients can benefit from more modulated and hypofractioned treatments that can deliver higher dose to the target while optimising dose to normal structures. Th...

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Tools to Improve Quality and Safety in the Acute Dialysis Unit.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association [Nephrol Nurs J] 2022 Mar-Apr; Vol. 49 (2), pp. 99-107.

Abstract:Quality assessment and process improvement (QAPI) is an essential component to ensure the safety and quality of patient care in an acute dialysis unit. This article details the Structure-Process-Outcome model of quality analysis and suggests involving ...

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An evaluation of quality assurance guidelines comparing the American College of Radiology and American Association of Physicists in Medicine task group 284 for magnetic resonance simulation.

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Source(s):Journal of applied clinical medical physics [J Appl Clin Med Phys] 2022 Aug; Vol. 23 (8), pp. e13730. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 18.

Abstract:Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate similarities and differences in quality assurance (QA) guidelines for a conventional diagnostic magnetic resonance (MR) system and a MR simulator (MR-SIM) system used for radiotherapy.Methods: In this ...

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Moving Experience from North America to Developing Country to Approach a Desired Level of Quality Assurance in Head and Neck Radiation Therapy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education [J Cancer Educ] 2022 Aug; Vol. 37 (4), pp. 1036-1042. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Oct 31.

Abstract:Evidence is lacking correlation between head and neck (HN) radiation oncology fellowship training and quality assurance (QA) round decision for plan modifications. This study was conducted to identify the association between training and changes in QA ...

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Quality assurance of dose management systems.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB) [Phys Med] 2022 Jul; Vol. 99, pp. 10-15. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 19.

Abstract:Background and Aim: Dose management systems (DMS's) have been widely used for radiation dose data collection and analysis, and have been proven useful for optimization. Although DMS's are used for patient dosimetry, a quality assurance (QA) program has...

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[Interlaboratory comparisons-a central means of external quality assurance].

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Source(s):Pathologie (Heidelberg, Germany) [Pathologie (Heidelb)] 2022 Sep; Vol. 43 (5), pp. 346-350. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 10.

Abstract:The precise performance of immunohistochemical and molecular examinations of diagnostic and predictive markers is essential for the further therapy of patients. Due to the increasing number of biomarkers and their detection at the immunohistochemical a...

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Integrating quality control and external quality assurance.

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Source(s):Clinical biochemistry [Clin Biochem] 2021 Sep; Vol. 95, pp. 15-27. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 07.

Abstract:Effective management of clinical laboratories relies upon an understanding of Quality Control and External Quality Assurance principles. These processes, when applied effectively, reduce patient risk and drive quality improvement. In this Review, we wi...

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Evaluation of neonatal mortality data completeness and accuracy in Ghana.

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Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2021 Mar 04; Vol. 16 (3), pp. e0239049. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Mar 04 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract:Background: Cause-specific mortality data are required to set interventions to reduce neonatal mortality. However, in many developing countries, these data are either lacking or of low quality. We assessed the completeness and accuracy of cause of deat...

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