ED frequent users make up about 4.5% to 8% of the ED patient population nationwide but account for 21% to 28% of all ED visits.
The research found that 95% of hospitals and physician group executives have access to data analytics applications, up 32% since 2016, but most don’t utilize these decision-making tools.
The new penalty amounts take effect immediately, applying to any penalties assessed after January 15.
The Sepsis Institute will offer training for healthcare professionals across the continuum of care
The following excerpt comes from chapter 6 of the HCPro book, Building a High Reliability Organization: A Toolkit for Success.
Joint Commission–accredited hospitals and CAHs must have a process for requesting an 1135 waiver from CMS
For every additional doctor involved in a patient’s care, patients will stay nearly an extra day in the hospital.
The study found that the CMS rating system does not account for social risk factors (SRF) and as a result, provider organizations could be judged on “social factors outside of their control.”
This article reviews the importance of NPSG.15.01.01, element of performance (EP) 1, which has two separate sections with a very important difference.