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December 24, 2020

Study: Reporting medical errors may help reduce them in multi-site clinical practices

Documenting adverse events improves perceptions of safety and may decrease incidents in multi-site clinical practices, according to a study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.  […]
December 24, 2020

Patient satisfaction now factors into Medicare reimbursement

Starting Oct. 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services began withholding hospital’s Medicare reimbursement based on their quality performance; 30% of the decision is derived […]
December 24, 2020

New survey on family caregivers released

The AARP Public Policy Institute and the United Hospital Fund have released the report “Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care,” a survey of 1,677 […]
December 24, 2020

Walgreens partners with hospitals to provide pharmacists to coordinate medications for patients

Walgreens’ new WellTransitions program uses pharmacists to help coordinate patients’ medications during admission to and discharge from a hospital. Pharmacists would go to the hospital when […]