Quality and Safety
02:05 pm April 21, 2017
New grants seek to explore patient-reported data, tech-enabled quality improvement.
01:31 pm April 21, 2017
Hospitals, doctors’ practices, government, insurers, and healthcare IT companies could all be affected, Kalorama says.
02:10 pm April 20, 2017
The agency scored higher on six of nine patient safety indicators, but still needs to work on behavioral health and patient experience, a JAMA Internal Medicine report finds.
01:55 pm April 19, 2017
Initiative expected to give emerging physicians greater comfort with electronic health record workflows.
10:35 am April 19, 2017
Annals of Surgery found death rate decline in South Carolina in hospitals that chose to participate in the program.
02:15 pm April 18, 2017
Emergency teams can connect via DirectTrust, Carequality, FHIR and more.
01:11 pm April 14, 2017
The agency says St. Jude Medical continued to ship faulty defibrillators despite issues with rapid battery depletion.
11:40 am April 14, 2017
CMS initiative aims to boost outcomes, reduce cost and find innovative ways to deliver care to underserved populations.
10:01 am April 14, 2017
Tool allows purchasers to estimate the number of avoidable deaths among covered lives, related financial details.
02:54 pm April 12, 2017
As 1,000 patients a day still die from preventable errors, Leapfrog report shows which facilities are failing to improve.