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    This infographic is a quick snapshot of the elements that comprise an effective business-case proposal from an infection preventionist to a C-suite executive. ...More
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  • Report: Public Reporting: A Pivotal Turning Point for Healthcare
    The transition in healthcare from a system where errors were investigated in hushed private discussions, and quality outcomes such as infection rates were marked as confidential are clearly remnants of the past. Assessing the quality of healthcare has become increasingly ...More
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  • Infographic: Progress in Patient Safety
    A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows an estimated 50,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and approximately $12 billion in healthcare costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013. ...More
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  • Risk Management
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    A Q&A session with Linda R Green, RN, MPS, CIC and Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC ...More
    December 10, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • Report: Public Reporting & Patient Safety Ratings
    This report summarizes the latest Hospital Safety Scores, released by The Leapfrog Group, which are the updated patient safety ratings for more than 2,500 general hospitals in the U.S. It reviews grades given to hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries ...More
    November 25, 2014 Posted in Reports
  • Infographic: Quality Improvement
    Public reporting programs are a strategy of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve outcomes for hospitalized patients. Another goal of publicly reporting quality measures is to encourage improvement efforts. Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc, of the ...More
    November 18, 2014 Posted in Infographic
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