Hospitals that participate in Medicare’s Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program have until March 1 to preview their performance on the new Medicare spending per beneficiary measure and[...]
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Wednesday added data provided by hospitals on central line-associated bloodstream infections to the Department of Health & Human Services’ Hospital[...]
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality identified four clear strengths influencing patient safety as well as three areas presenting opportunity for improvement with the release of its 2012[...]
In a report provided to the Health Information Technology Policy Committee, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported paying approximately $1.3 billion in Medicare payments and $1.1[...]
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently published an answer list to a series of frequently asked questions about the Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor program, according to an [...]
AHRQ announced today that it has released a new toolkit to help hospitals improve medication reconciliation processes in their efforts to reduce adverse drug events.
The Arkansas Association of Healthcare Quality will hold it's winter conference, "Preparing for Change: The Push for Quality, Safety and Efficiency," this Friday, Dec. 2.
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it will host a call on Nov. 17 to discuss general implementation planning and strategies for the ICD-10 coding system.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued guidance clarifying meaningful use attestation requirements for Clinical Quality Measures under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic[...]
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