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Quality and Safety

Nov 13 | Jeff Lagasse
Some hospitals are prioritizing sicker patients first, while others are playing it safe, giving…
Nov 12 | Jeff Lagasse
Having the right processes in place can help reduce drug-related claims and the $78.5 billion a year spent in prescription opioid…
Nov 08 | Jeff Lagasse
There's a potentially large impact school-based telehealth programs can have on children with chronic…
Nov 07 | Susan Morse
D and F graded hospitals carry nearly twice the risk of mortality of A-graded hospitals, with over 50,000 lives at stake, according to Leapfrog…
Nov 06 | Jeff Lagasse
More than half of those surveyed said they had a serious problem paying a medical bill of any kind, and…
Nov 06 | Susan Morse
Five plans scored highest with Northeast and Midwest dominating as areas with the highest…
Nov 05 | Jeff Lagasse
What looked like achievements of the program may have been a byproduct of factors…
Nov 04 | Jeff Lagasse
For every 100 Americans, there were 58 opioid prescriptions written in 2017 -- a high number considering the scope of…
Oct 30 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients who self-identified as black were 9% less likely to be admitted to specialized cardiac care units.
Oct 29 | Jeff Lagasse
Wasteful spending is an increasingly thorny problem in healthcare, especially with the industry comprising an…

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