Although E-cigarettes are generally thought to be safer than traditional cigarettes, the long-term health effects of vaping are largely unknown. The CDC has identified 193 potential cases in 22 states of severe lung illnesses that [...]
Topics Include: CMS to Implement Price Transparency; CMS final rule addresses antibiotic resistant; AAP issues first policy on racism’s impact on child health and how to address it | AAP News | AAP Gateway; AHRQ publishes Health Literacy Quality Improvement Measures; and more...
Topics Include: New antimicrobial stewardship guidelines for ambulatory settings; ONC study finds only 30% of patients access their online medical records; OCR Guidance on use of PHI for care coordination; Non Operating Room Anesthesia; Preparing for the Joint Commission Life Safety survey; and more..
Some hospitals are starting to charge self-pay patients in advance for services. Read more here regarding Piedmont Healthcare.
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One in 4 hospitals do not follow The Leapfrog Group's standards for responding to serious adverse events. Read more here.