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There's no trust anywhere when it comes to healthcare-a new survey shows that hospital systems & doctors don't trust health plans & plans don't trust them.
When a medical mistake causes serious harm, it is far better to apologize and compensate than deny and defend.
Ideally, the clinical decision to monitor or not monitor patients receiving opioids with the available technology of pulse oximetry (for oxygenation) and capnography (for ventilation adequacy) should not be an option. However, hospital resource constraints may pose impediments to monitoring all patients receiving opioids.
To reduce patient deaths, hospitals need to become “highly reliable” organizations.
Under newly defined provisions, you can claim a hardship exception for issues related to insufficient time to meet Meaningful Use reporting requirements for 2015, relating to the use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
A CNN investigation asserts that Gov Rick Scott’s administration scuttled hospital quality standards after two Republican political groups received large contributions from Tenet.
Research shows that continuous monitoring in hospital medical-surgical units improves clinical outcomes, but many hospitals are not using it. Why?
The hospital administrator has evolved into the overlord of medical practice & is now dictating how, when, & where physicians & other providers work.
A significant chunk of the $163 billion spent on trauma care could be avoided if patients with minor injuries were transported to hospitals besides trauma centers.