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Findings question measures used to assess hospital quality

Hospitals that were penalized more frequently in the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program offered advanced services, were major teaching institutions and had better performance on other publicly reported process-of-care ...

Jul 28, 2015
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Quality improvement intervention cuts tests ordered

(HealthDay)—Implementation of a multifaceted quality improvement intervention is associated with a decrease in the number of ordered laboratory tests, according to a study published online March 21 in the Journal of Hospital ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Racial and ethnic disparities narrow for acute care

A study of more than 12 million acute care hospitalizations over a five-year span found that as quality improved on each of 17 measures so did racial and ethnic equity. Nine major disparities evident in 2005 had mostly or ...

Dec 10, 2014
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