Quality

A study from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) found the Hospital Readmissions…
Hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission which offer services for labor and delivery will have…
Clinicians who participated in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) established by Medicare Access and…
The Joint Commission has adopted a stricter standard on hand hygiene for all its accreditation…
An extra year of experience for a physician can make an impact on patient mortality in a…
New data has been added to the CMS Physician Compare website, allowing the public to see star…
Reporting for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is particularly vulnerable to fraud,…
Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago has alleged the Leapfrog Group knowingly used incorrect…
The mortality rate for patients hospitalized for opioid-related conditions more than quadrupled…
Emergency management, physical environment and life safety codes were the most frequently cited…
The annual list of measures being considered by CMS for inclusion in Medicare quality reporting and…
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) failed to report disciplinary action taken against…