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Quality and Safety

Sep 07, 2010 | Eric Wicklund
A healthcare IT company focused on reducing costly "never events" in hospitals by keeping track of used surgical…
Sep 02, 2010 | Richard Pizzi
Pennsylvania's hospitals are above average when compared to national benchmarks of healthcare quality and often improve at a faster rate…
Sep 02, 2010 | Chris Anderson
Innovent Oncology, a division of US Oncology, has engaged the actuarial and consulting firm Milliman to help develop…
Aug 30, 2010 | Diana Manos
St. Vincent's HealthCare in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced it will help the city's major employers set up…
Aug 30, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
A new study estimates that measurable medical errors cost the U.S. economy $19.5 billion in 2008.
Aug 30, 2010 | Richard Pizzi, Editor and Chelsey Ledue, Associate Editor
A new initiative from the California HealthCare Foundation will focus on reducing preventable patient readmissions in 20 hospitals…
Aug 30, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa., has leveraged its participation in three different quality…
May 05, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
A study published in the May 2010 online issue of Health Affairs finds that large multi-specialty medical groups…
Jan 13, 2010 | Healthcare Finance Staff
Premier healthcare alliance, which encompasses 2,300 not-for profit hospitals and health systems and more than 63,000 other healthcare…
Oct 21, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
Hospitals participating in the Premier healthcare alliance's QUEST: High Performing Hospitals national collaborative have saved an…

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