In light of new data, "the National Quality Forum-endorsed measure and the International Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines for treatment of septic shock are going to have to be modified," says a critical care researcher. >>>
Hospitals will take a financial hit this year as a result of the new federal rule that cuts the Medicare payment rate for most patient stays that span less than two midnights, Moody's predicts. >>>
Two advocates for public health want healthcare workers trained to be "structurally competent" in basic economics, urban infrastructure, and other societal factors that can negatively impact patients' health. >>>
A program to get mechanically ventilated and post-operative ICU patients up and moving quickly represented a huge culture change for nurses, but it reduced length of stay and eliminated pressure ulcers and ventilator-associated pneumonia. >>>
Medical records are a high-value commodity, fetching up to $50 each. Medical data breaches are being reported ever more frequently. Risk assessments and basic IT and social media policies can help protect your organization. >>>
Healthcare leaders and community leaders who aren't actively working to shore up funding for community health centers stand to damage a valuable primary care resource and the vulnerable population it serves. >>>
The electronic health record is at the heart of efforts to improve clinical documentation. One effort strives to get disparate EHR software programs—and the physicians using them—to encode problem lists in a common way. >>>
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