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Quality and Safety

Predictive analytics in healthcare
Oct 16, 2017 | Mike Miliard
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence, and using it to tailor patient interventions, is a key component…
Oct 13, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
A New York hospital volunteer team is heading to Puerto Rico to treat patients while Sutter Health donates to…
radiology management
Oct 13, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The real dollars that are at stake are based on the radiology report, and what clinicians do with that…
california hospitals during wildfires
Oct 13, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
More than 200 patients have been evacuated, medical facilities are closed down as community…
Doctors need nudging to change prescribing habits
Oct 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers say interventions collectively prevented one inappropriate prescription for every eight patients seen.
New MA star ratings put Kaiser among the top
Oct 11, 2017 | Susan Morse
Overall, 73 percent of Medicare Advantage-PDP enrollees are in plans that have four stars or greater…
Oct 11, 2017 | Susan Morse
For 2018, CMS updated its measures in adjusting three Part C measures for Medicare Advantage only and MA-prescription drug plans,…
Oct 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
According to a new study, the national goal of 80 percent of nurses with these degrees by 2020 probably…
Oct 10, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospital Compare initiative has become a "problem child" for CMS, but discussion over methods shouldn't be allowed…
Oct 09, 2017 | Susan Morse
Increased poverty in the suburbs has led to emergency departments in those areas becoming the primary source of care for poor and…

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