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Quality and Safety

Time to adopt policy for antibiotic-resistant infections
Mar 23 | Jeff Lagasse
A new analysis shows that resistance costs the healthcare industry more than $2 billion annually…
Precision medicine can cut waste
Mar 22 | Jeff Lagasse
The healthcare industry wastes $2.5 billion per year on ineffective therapy, according to researchers.
Mar 16 | Jeff Lagasse
The findings come as pay-for-performance programs are being scrutinized due to the absence of strong…
Cleveland system sued after fertility center freezer malfunction
Mar 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The problem occurred in one of the two large liquid nitrogen freezers that…
hospitals are earning higher overall scores
Mar 09 | Jeff Lagasse
By collecting and sharing patient satisfaction survey results hospitals are earning…
Mar 08 | Jeff Lagasse
Such surgeries represents an opportunity for Medicare, and other payers, to spend healthcare dollars in a…
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL (Google Earth)
Mar 05 | Jeff Lagasse
The study spotlights the best-performing hospitals based on a scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction…
CA hospital improves finances by focusing on patients
Mar 02 | Jeff Lagasse
The message is clear: If organizations don't do what it takes to make the patient…
Feb 28 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Those on the 50 Best Hospitals list have received their Clinical Excellence award for at least seven consecutive years,…
Feb 27 | Susan Morse
Pharmacies, pain management clinics, drug testing facilities and individual physicians fall…

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