A cornerstone of the quality of care provided at any healthcare organization is a culture that provides for the safety of patients and promotes an environment where staff and providers feel comfortable in raising issues or concerns.
MLMIC encourages all our insured facilities and providers to examine the safety of their organizations and practices and utilize available resources to assist in developing, evaluating or expanding plans for addressing the potential of workplace violence.
Revised ACOG Committee Opinion on postpartum care for mothers includes recommendation of initial assessment within three weeks following delivery (instead of six) and adds a comprehensive evaluation within 12 weeks.
Infection transmission in healthcare facilities is strongly associated with poor hand hygiene. Starting this year, CMS surveyors will issue citations when they observe any ambulatory surgery center employee failing to follow proper hand hygiene protocol.