Martin, MD (Figure 1), was to oversee arrangements to establish the ACS; and (2) chaired by Boston surgeon Ernest Amory Codman, MD (Figure 2), was to oversee hospital reform.
The results of the hospital-standardization initiative were not at all what Ernest Amory Codman, MD, had envisaged, but there was never any real possibility that his vision would have been acceptable to many of the stakeholders, including the ACS, doctors in general, hospital administration, or trustees.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine.
Stealing the golden eggs: Ernest Amory Codman and the science and management of medicine.
Ernest Amory Codman, M.D., and end results of medical care.
Historically clinical audit was introduced by Ernest Hey Groves (1908) in Britain and Ernest Amory Codman
(1910) in United States.1
The Pike's Peak Mental Health Center, a member of PPBHG, won a prestigious Ernest Amory Codman
award in 2005 from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for its successful implementation of a recovery-based substance abuse program (see the March 2006 issue of Behavioral Healthcare, page 36).
Kizer, MD, MPH, CPE, FACPE, is the recipient of the 2005 Ernest Amory Codman
Award from The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for his leadership role in using performance measures to improve health care quality and safety.
To some, "efficiency" meant well-kept records; to others, most notably Ernest Amory Codman
, it was a measure of the "end-product" of a hospital; to others, "efficiency" was part of a broadly defined progressive political program.
Our efforts were recognized not only locally, but nationally: Pikes Peak Mental Health Center won the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' (JCAHO) 2005 Ernest Amory Codman
Award in the Behavioral Health Care category.
Brooding over the tragedy and hoping that such deaths could be prevented if vital signs were monitored, he embarked on a new venture with fellow student Ernest Amory Codman
. Together, they developed a record of anesthesia that documented pulse and respiration.