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.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) continues to recommend that a trial of labor after a c-section (TOLAC) be offered only at facilities that have immediately available resources for emergency cesarean deliveries.
MLMIC’s newest risk management CME module helps physicians navigate the doctor-patient relationship. The program addresses patient behaviors that can negatively affect care and offers steps that can be taken to enhance the patient experience.
MLMIC supports exploring ways to reduce the barriers that computers in exam rooms may introduce into the physician patient relationship. Actively engaging patients in the process of incorporating their health concerns into the EHR may be beneficial to both the patient and the provider.