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Quality and Safety

Dec 12, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The coming shortage of primary doctors has been well-documented and now new research suggests that many…
Dec 12, 2017 | Susan Morse
The new outcome measures are for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term hospital stays.
Everybody’s top complaint about hospitals? Noise, according to HCAHPS data
Dec 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients, clinicians and even visitors all find alarms, alerts, beeps and loudspeaker pages make hospitals stays…
Dec 08, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
While 3-D mammography screening are FDA-approved, only about half of the National Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer…
patient engagement
Dec 07, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather…
Dec 07, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Community-based nursing homes that participated in this project lowered CAUTI rates by 54 percent.
Dec 06, 2017 | Jessica Davis
Chicago-based Saint Anthony sued Leapfrog in November for giving the hospital an inaccurate grade -- but…
Dec 06, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Injuries resulting from medication use are among the most common types of inpatient injuries at U.S. hospitals,…
benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
Dec 05, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to…
Dec 04, 2017 | Jessica Davis
The Veterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017 would require the agency to implement an integrated healthcare network, while drafting…

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