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Leapfrog hands out 798 A's in safety grades to US hospitals

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Score for spring 2016 gave 798 hospitals an A, 639 a B, and the other 2,134 facilities a C, D or F grade. The report said of an estimated 206,021 avoidable deaths that occur annually, 162,117 are in hospitals with a B, C, D or F score, and that some 33,439 lives could be saved each year if all hospitals performed at the level of A-grade facilities. Healthcare IT News (04/25)


Hospital systems make volume-based pledge to ensure quality

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Proposed Medicare rules aim to simplify reimbursements, replace MU program

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Nurse schedules with night shifts linked to heart disease risk

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

WHO endorses 6-step hand hygiene technique

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

CMS pilot program shows promise

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Report examines prevalence of reimbursement policies in US telehealth

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

JACC Leadership Page: Paying For Value

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Call For Applications: Associate Editor of ACC.org Innovations

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AMA to promote HIT innovation with IDEA Labs

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CMS Proposes Structure For MACRA Implementation

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