by Crystal R. Stalter, CPC, CCS-P, CDIP
When we think about documentation that reflects quality, a few things come to mind. First...Read More »
Harvard University researchers examined U.S. News & World’s Report’s list of the top 50 hospitals for cardiovascular care and found that, yes...Read More »
The 2018 list was released Saturday, December 1, and it includes 39 potential measures, slightly up from last year.Read More »
U.S. News & World Report plans to stop using PSIs as a metric, no longer factoring those measures into its specialty rankings of the nation’s...Read More »
When a patient comes into the hospital and, despite the medical staff’s best efforts, dies, the documentation in the record should accurately...Read More »
The rate of most HACs continued to decline from 2014 to 2016, according to the latest national...Read More »
By Cheryl Manchenton, RN, BSN, CCDS
If you search for Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) 90 (Patient Safety and Adverse Events...Read More »
The Leapfrog group is launching a national survey to evaluate the safety and quality of up to 5,600 surgery centers that perform millions of...Read More »
With Autumn Reiter, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, director of staffing services for TrustHCS.
To view the article Medicare Eases Readmission Penalties for Safety-Net...
According to a recent study published in the JAMA, Medicare penalties for above-average readmission rates among patients with AMI, heart...Read More »