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Will Paying Hospitals to Teach Each Other Get Results?



The Department of Health and Human Services believes that best practices, techniques, and solutions for obtaining higher levels of quality and safety among hospitals should be widely distributed. Ascension Health is in the vanguard, sharing what it knows about achieving clinical excellence.



1 comments on "Will Paying Hospitals to Teach Each Other Get Results?"
A. Bibby (2/3/2012 at 2:03 PM)

Personally, it is a good idea for hospitals and other healtcare facilities to learn from OTHER like facilities. Oftentimes, practioners become too complacent and too "busy" to learn new and other effective techniques. I do not think; however, that hospitals should get paid to teach within... Either they get money for research or on the tail end by saving money from following some sort of quality improvement plan (i.e. decrease infections= decrease supply use= less call outs=increase marketability