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Quality and Safety

CMS policy would boost opioid treatment access
Nov 01, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The agency is also announcing the immediate approval of both New Jersey and Utah's demonstration waivers under the new…
Oct 31, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Studies show that decreasing repetitive daily laboratory testing did not result in missed diagnoses or increase the number of…
Low early testing levels and poor access to care among disadvantaged populations is driving up the expense.
Oct 31, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Low early testing levels and poor access to care among disadvantaged populations is driving up the expense.
Oct 30, 2017 | Susan Morse
Top earner Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization saved Medicare $62 million, earning $30 million for the ACO.
Oct 30, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Report argues hospitals must prepare protocols for dealing with ICE enforcement, ensure safe place for immigrants…
Oct 30, 2017 | Mike Miliard
The new program aims to streamline quality measures providers are required to meet, rewarding outcomes rather than micromanaging…
Oct 30, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
AHA says $1.1 billion from that total goes to support violence prevention and preparedness programs.
Supervising pharmacist convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak
Oct 26, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Prosecutors said 76 people died, more than 750 sickened from tainted injections after…
Oct 26, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients who report more intense and numerous physical and psychological symptoms see longer, and often unplanned, hospital…
Oct 25, 2017 | Bernie Monegain
The research is the first large-scale national study to link nurses' well-being to self-reported medical errors.

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