Medical malpractice insurance is a vital part of any risk management program, but it is easy to assume that whatever coverage you have had for a while is adequate. It may not be, and a regular review of your insurance policies is a good way to avoid nasty surprises.
Overall costs are down, while patient satisfaction scores have increased
February 4, 2020
Indiana University Health is reducing hospital stays by providing patients with a bag of items before surgery that help them “tune up” their health and position them better to ward off hospital-acquired infections.
Patients often find out about a high deductible not from their insurer or employer, but from a registrar — and many of these high-dollar accounts go unpaid. Now, multiple recent studies show that people are avoiding care because they cannot pay their high deductibles.
A nursing-led program designed to get clinicians to follow best practices at a New York City hospital has significantly reduced the incidence of central line-associated bloodstream infections in neonatal, pediatric, and pediatric cardiac intensive care settings.
American Society of Anesthesiologists’ initiative demonstrates measurable impact on quality and costs
March 4, 2016
Most participants in the perioperative surgical home learning collaborative reported they enhanced clinical quality, controlled costs, and/or improved patient experiences as a result of their initiatives.