MLMIC encourages our insured Ambulatory Surgery Centers and providers to consider use of a new survey tool from HHS as a way to continue to assess and improve quality of care.
The readmission reduction efforts outlined by Becker’s not only improve patient care but also make sense as part of a hospital’s proactive risk management strategy.
Researchers have found that completion of a sepsis protocol within one hour decreases the odds of death by 40%. However, the finding holds only if the entire protocol is completed in an hour.
According to new data, hospital-acquired condition reduction efforts resulted in an 8% decrease in events, $2.9 billion in savings and the prevention of about 8,000 deaths.