Palliative care should therefore be provided concurrently with intensive care therapies ipal icu a project dedicated to improving palliative care in the icu is designed to provide a central venue for sharing expertise evidence and tools along with links to colleagues organizations and informational materials. To improve safety and reduce complications in the icu cape coral hospital focused on improving communication using multidisciplinary rounds and eliminating vap and cl bsi the result was a significant decrease in these hospital acquired infections as evidenced by 17 months without a vap and 19 months without a cl bsi. In the past decade there is an increased focus on quality and safety in health care decreasing variation increasing adherence to evidence based guidelines monitoring processes and measuring outcomes are critical for improving quality of care. Improving care in the intensive care unit stories may 17 2016 millions of patients spend time in the hospital icu each year being treated for pain discomfort and shortness of breath. Kaiser permanente palliative and icu specialist richard mularski md led the research team that developed a new tool that does just that and in this interview he answers questions about how this kind of measurement tool can improve care in the icu
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