News tagged with quality care

Magnet hospitals have higher quality of care, study says

Magnet recognition is considered a leading source for measuring organizational success in nursing. Magnet hospitals show higher job satisfaction and lower odds of patient mortality than non-Magnet hospitals. However, only ...

Mar 11, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

AMA supports overhaul of Medicare doctors' pay

The American Medical Association says it strongly supports legislation that would change the way Medicare pays doctors, to emphasize quality care and not just sheer volume of services.

Feb 10, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

'CLER pathways to excellence' document issued

(HealthDay)—The Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Pathways to Excellence document has been released for graduate medical education as a foundation for preparing the physician workforce in pat ...

Feb 07, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

CMS: New rule proposed for contract year 2015

(HealthDay)—A proposed rule has been issued that will strengthen protections, improve health care quality, and reduce costs for Medicare beneficiaries with private Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription ...

Jan 13, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

CMS finalizes 2014 physician payment rates, policies

(HealthDay)—The final payment rules for 2014 include a proposal to support care management outside the routine office interaction and policies to promote high quality care and efficiency, according to a ...

Dec 10, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0