Quality

Low-risk procedures performed in a hospital outpatient setting are reimbursed at a higher level…
Being poor raises the risk of dying from cancer considerably for many reasons, not the least of…
Five heart treatment centers in four states, along with an atrial fibrillation (AFib) patient…
For a study appearing in Pediatrics, researchers took a look at the outcome measures of the Asthma…
Creating an accurate system for evaluating hospital quality for payments, as well as spotting areas…
Reductions in falls, infections, adverse drug events, and other patient harm at hospitals…
Among the 887 sentinel events the Joint Commission recorded last year, the top three were delays in…
According to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Medical Directorship Compensation…
Falls in the inpatient setting prolong hospital stays, increase costs and can be fatal, but a Joint…
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is taking on the problem of diagnosis errors in healthcare and…
A new study appearing in Health Services Research lends support to the argument of hospital…
The American Hospital Association is aiming to be one of the key groups that will fill the need for…