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The pinning ceremony is a time-honored nursing school tradition. Often more personally meaningful
MAY 17, 2018
In observance of Thanksgiving, Residency Program Insider will not be published on Friday
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
In observance of Thanksgiving, Nurse Leader Insider will not be published on Thursday, November
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
In observance of the holidays, Residency Program Insider will not be published on Friday, Decembe
DECEMBER 16, 2019
In observance of the holidays, Nurse Leader Insider will not be published on Th
DECEMBER 16, 2019
In observance of Thanksgiving, Residency Program Insider will not be published on Friday, Novembe
NOVEMBER 19, 2020
In observance of the holidays, Residency Program Insider will not be published on Friday, Decembe
DECEMBER 17, 2020
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Residency Program Insider won’t be publis
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
In this full chapter excerpt from The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Recruitment and Retentio
MAY 10, 2018
In the situation you describe, a patient hit a leg and the MD diagnosed this as a hematoma. The h
In this free tool, you can find critical thinking scenarios that can be used for discussion in t
JULY 27, 2017
In an age where violence is becoming the norm in public places, hospital administrators are makin
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
In case you missed it, The Joint Commission added a new frequently asked question (FAQ) and updat
MAY 13, 2015
In case you missed it, The Joint Commission added a new frequently asked question and updated 19
MAY 5, 2015
In the market for a new IT system and don’t know where to start? The Case Management Societ
In the early days of clinical documentation improvement programs many staff members reported up t
In many states, the incident report can be reviewed by the plaintiff's attorney. Therefore, it is
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In many states, the incident report can be reviewed by the plaintiff's attorney. Therefore, it i
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
In 2033, medical education will involve sophisticated simulation models, high-tech screening tool
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
In the budget document released by the Office of Management and Budget, the White House's propose
In the short term, hospitals may reap financial rewards by employing large numbers of physicians
In an effort to help seniors stay healthy after a hospital discharge, a new program at Eskenazi H
JANUARY 27, 2015
In today’s health care environment, it’s tough to succeed without partnering with oth
In a survey of 141 U.S. medical schools conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges
MAY 8, 2015
In 10% of cases, patients placed on observation status pay more for their care than they would ha
In recent years, the growth of medical schools has outpaced the growth of residency position. To
AUGUST 14, 2015
In recent years, the skilled nursing reimbursement system has continually evolved, and to find a
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
JANUARY 13, 2017
In the never-ending pursuit of the effective management of risks associated with healthcare-acqui
APRIL 20, 2017
In a short time, thousands of physicians in training will be entering a new phase of their lives
MAY 12, 2017
In an effort to ensure that we continue to best serve your needs through your Beacon Institute me
In the “old” days, The Joint Commission’s FAQ page would indicate the date on w
JUNE 8, 2017
In their (seemingly) never-ending quest to remain something (I’m not quite sure what that s
JULY 20, 2017
In the third installment of our series to educate residents on board certification, learn about
DECEMBER 22, 2017
In late 2017, the ACGME announced the selection of 30 resident-led projects to receive a portion
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
In recent years, there has been a technological revolution of resources, both professional and r
JULY 19, 2018
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
In 1999, the
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
In 1999, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its landmark report To Err Is Human, w
DECEMBER 2, 2015
In 2008 the predicted cost to implement ICD-10 ranged from roughly $83,300 for a small practice
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
In recent years, more than a third of MSP Salary Survey respondents said their highest leve
In the first half of the 2014 fiscal year, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) reported mor
In an effort to resolve Plans for Improvement (PFI) more efficiently, The Joint Commission announ
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
AUGUST 13, 2014
In the wake of two American patients infected in Africa with the Ebola virus being admitted to an
AUGUST 12, 2014
In fiscal year 2012-2013, the Florida Department of Health received 661 unlicensed medical activ
In this week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider, I’ve included a piece
In the February 11, 2015 issue of Joint Commission Online, there’s an interesting piece rec
MARCH 26, 2015
In 2012, Oregon’s Medicaid system was overrun with problems. Four years prior, the state wa
MARCH 25, 2015
In a comment on one of my posts last week, Stefani suggested (strongly) that to improve the image
MARCH 20, 2015
In 2012, the long-term industry launched a goal of a 15 percent reduction in the off-label use of
In the wake of the Ebola outbreak, some hospitals are looking at their environmental cleaning pra
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
In its first two years, Medicare’s Pioneer ACOs reported savings of $384 million, and pati
In the 2015 MSP Salary Survey, 33% of respondents said they oversee other departments/services. T
In response to the growing concern of physician burnout, the AMA’s STEPS Forward website, w
AUGUST 14, 2015
In an effort to attract and keep physicians in the Fort St. John, British Columbia-area, an incen
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
In response to the Affordable Care Act’s push for physicians to provide high-value care and
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
In response to projected physician shortages in the near future, lawmakers in Ohio are considerin
OCTOBER 15, 2015
In a September 30 webinar, KEPRO’s Cheryl Cook, the organization’s area two and four
OCTOBER 13, 2015
In many hospitals, there are simply too few incentives, too little personal satisfaction, and not
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
In the near future, you can expect to see some changes coming to Medical Staff Leader Insider. Yo
DECEMBER 31, 2015
In November, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined
JANUARY 13, 2016
In recent years, hospitals have made great strides in the adoption of electronic health records
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
In the interest of time and space (it's about time, it's about space, it's about two men in the s
MARCH 3, 2016
In 2015, the number of millennials in the workplace s
MARCH 17, 2016
In an effort to reduce burnout, some hospitals are training their physicians to be more resilient
In their pursuit of continuing relevance in an ever-changing regulatory landscape, The Joint Comm
MAY 12, 2016
In an effort to reduce burnout, some hospitals are training their physicians to be more resilient
MAY 13, 2016
In an analysis of more than 1.7 million reviews on Yelp, ProPublica found that some phys
In the past few years, several for-profit medical schools have opened in hopes of increasing the
JUNE 24, 2016
In the age of electronic health records (EHR) and value-based purchasing, accurate and complete
JULY 7, 2016
In the absence of any new content on The Joint Commission's Physical Environment Portal (the PEP
AUGUST 25, 2016
In order to reform GME, key inhibitors and areas of concern must be identified. The Association o
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
In 2015, the number of millennials in the workplace surpassed baby boomers as the
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
In early January, The Joint Commission further clarified its position on the texting of patient o
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
In 2014, the average medical school student graduated with more than $170,000 in loan burden, whi
APRIL 28, 2017
In the March edition of the American Journal of Infection Control (house organ of APIC), there wa
JUNE 1, 2017
In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
In a bid to make it easier for healthcare organizations to keep themselves in line with all the r
In a press release last week, the American Nurses Association (ANA) expressed their support for L
AUGUST 3, 2017
In the wake of the high-rise fire in London a few weeks ago, those of you with high-rise faciliti
JULY 27, 2017
In the “old” days, the survey preparation cycle was a fairly well-defined undertaking
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
In 2016, about 47% of physicians were active in the state where they completed their residency, a
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
In a survey of more than 6,000 family medicine residents, 69% reported being extremely or moderat
DECEMBER 22, 2017
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
APRIL 5, 2018
In a move to ease nurse shortages, a new law in Alabama will allow nurses with multistate license
JUNE 12, 2019
In 2018, the average earnings of fulltime registered nurses (RN) and licensed practical nurses (L
OCTOBER 14, 2019
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the Fi
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
In January 2009, all eyes were focused on the Hudson River after a plane flying out of New York&r
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
In January 2009, all eyes were focused on the Hudson River after a plane flying out of New York&r
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
In response to the ever-changing regulatory and payment landscape of the long-term care and hom
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
In the future, the journey from first-year medical student to primary care physician could take a
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
In just under 30 minutes, this video explains OSHA's revised Hazard Communication standard. The n
APRIL 17, 2014
In which format would you be most likely to access a clinical conditions library, which includes
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
In an effort to reduce the number of medication errors and dangerous drug interactions, Children&
JUNE 13, 2014
In which format would you be most likely to access a clinical conditions library, which includes
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
In some laboratories, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be confusing to sta
JULY 23, 2014
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
In our upcoming October issue of Medical Environment Update, our experts tell ghoulish tal
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
In an attempt to keep Ebola patients from reaching the U.S., the CDC has issued a new warning to
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
OCTOBER 30, 2014
In the wake of criticism of the U.S. response to patients with the Ebola virus, the Centers for D
OCTOBER 28, 2014
In November 2013, when Richard Shannon, MD, arrived to his newly appointed position as executive
OCTOBER 28, 2014
In the nearly six months I’ve been back in the consulting world, one trend during Joint Com
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released its To Err is Human report, which placed a h
JULY 22, 2014
In an ideal world, hospitals work best when there isn't water pouring into the first-floor lobby
JULY 17, 2014
In October, Medicare released its third round of penalties to hospitals that readmit patients wit
APRIL 7, 2015
In a 90-minute webcast titled
MARCH 27, 2015
In a February 18 Joint Commission leadership blog post, Mark Crafton, TJC’s executive direc
MARCH 19, 2015
In the wake of several high-profile superbug outbreaks in hospitals across the country, the Food
MARCH 17, 2015
In addition to writing this weekly online roundup and the monthly Credentialing Resouce Center
In an effort to prevent medical identity theft, new Medicare cards will not list the Social Secur
How long is a standard bowling lane from the foul line to the head pin?  
In 2009, Main Line Health evaluated its safety culture and identified preventable
APRIL 28, 2015
In full recognition that the Internet (including, I daresay, this august space) is a constant bar
MAY 21, 2015
In February, representatives from pulmonary medicine and patient safety organizations gathered wi
MAY 5, 2015
In 2007, Ohio leaders were concerned about patient care within the state. Many thought healthcare
MAY 27, 2015
In just under 30 minutes, this video explains OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.
JUNE 11, 2015
In an effort to give consumers more information to make healthcare decisions, CMS published Medic
In the months following the carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae outbreak linked to duodenosco
JULY 22, 2015
In a move largely seen as the latest effort from OSHA to crack down on some of the most dangerous
AUGUST 13, 2015
In an effort to better inform the American public about the risks related to heart failure, the A
OCTOBER 27, 2015
In 1901, Connecticut became the first state to institute what car-related law? a. Driver
In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
In response to the Affordable Care Act, some primary care physicians are moving toward offering d
JANUARY 28, 2016
In a sobering reminder of the damage patient violence can cause, a security staff member of a hos
APRIL 21, 2016
In the five months since CMS released its sepsis management bundle, a major change to the definit
APRIL 12, 2016
In an effort to reduce patient harm and readmissions, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servi
In addition to hackers attempting to steal medical records, medical groups are now facing a new t
In past years, most healthcare data breaches were the result of misplaced laptops or random burgl
In a highly-anticipated move, CMS has officially adopted the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Cod
JUNE 9, 2016
In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that over 70% of the 23,000 significant injuries
JULY 7, 2016
In case your July 4 barbecues have been taking your attention away from OSHA matters, the agency
JULY 7, 2016
In addition to making the nurse’s job easier, a good rapport with a patient’s family
JULY 7, 2016
In the wake of a CMS ruling that will make antibiotic stewardship
JUNE 28, 2016
In my mind (okay, what's left of it), the "marketing" of safety and the management of t
JULY 28, 2016
In the PPS, there has been a big problem with coverage of occupational therapy after a single vis
In early 2014, the medical intensive care unit at the Mayo Clinic Hospital contributed 25% of the
AUGUST 18, 2016
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
In a recent frequently asked questions (FAQ) document released by the Centers for Medicare &
In our intermittently continuing series on the (final!) adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code(r),
OCTOBER 27, 2016
In anticipation of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18, 2017), our sister publication
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
In the course of patient care, every patient/family interaction is an opportunity to educate, say
JUNE 15, 2017
In response to growing concerns with the nationwide rate of physician burnout, Stanford Medicine
JUNE 30, 2017
In today’s rapidly changing environment, no organization is immune from violence. It’
JULY 6, 2017
In the interest of a little summertime reading, I wanted to diverge a bit from the usual rant-a-m
AUGUST 17, 2017
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
DECEMBER 1, 2017
In a recent statement, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) voiced its concerns regardin
JANUARY 5, 2018
In a recent statement, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) voiced its concerns regardin
JANUARY 8, 2018
In CMS’ targeted probe-and-educate review, MACs will send ADRs to agencies that struggled
In January 2009, all eyes were focused on the Hudson River after a plane flying out of New York&r
DECEMBER 6, 2018
In 2019, primary care physicians earned an average of $237,000 and specialists ear
APRIL 12, 2019
In a new blog post, The Joint Commission (TJC) clarified its new ligature risk requirements regar
DECEMBER 12, 2019
In nursing, you often have to deal with some people who possess personality types that wreak havo
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
In addition to documentation by physicians, nurses’ documentation affects patient safety,
JANUARY 8, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, large hospital chains in California have discontinued clinical
MARCH 18, 2020
In a recent Massachusetts General Hospital webinar, Neil Naik, MD, emergency medicine simulation
OCTOBER 1, 2020
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the rush to implement healthcare information technology, providers might miss crucial steps to
JULY 6, 2010
In 2018, The Joint Commission (TJC) anno
In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
In just one week, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego uncovered multiple breaches of PHI cau
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the wake of the cyberattack that exposed the PHI of nearly 80 million current and former Anthe
In early 2014, HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB) newsletter conducted
In last week’s vote of 392-32, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelming passed legis
In the first three years after implementation, incentives and penalties tied to the Hospital Valu
In 2013, 44.7 million Americans were over the age of 65 with current trends predicting that numbe
JANUARY 12, 2016
In the final days of 2015, CMS released a draft of OASIS-C2. The document includes some minor cha
In the December 3, 2015 issue of Homecare Q&A, a question was asked regarding whethe
In the May edition of The Joint Commission Perspectives, The Joint Commission announced
In a highly-anticipated move, CMS has officially adopted the 2012 edition of the Life Safety
JUNE 9, 2016
In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that June 2015 to Ma
JULY 21, 2016
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
In response to CMS’ final emergency preparedness rule issued earlier this month,
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
In healthcare there’s a long-standing assumption that
MARCH 29, 2018
In an effort to improve treatment of sexual assault patients, the Illinois attorney general is p
APRIL 26, 2018
In the scenario you discuss, your agency is in Indiana and are currently going through a federal
In 2016, one third of medicine residency directors were burned out and about half had considered
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
In December, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) issued
MARCH 1, 2019
In a new blog post, The Joint Commission (TJC) clarified its new ligature risk requirements rega
DECEMBER 5, 2019
HCPro is a company with a talented and experienced staff in healthcare publishing, training, and consulting. Our primary brands—DecisionHealth and HealthLeaders—are widely recognized and highly respected within the healthcare industry.
JANUARY 6, 2009
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
In the short term, a new MLN Matters article announcing CMS wi
In FY 2014, the OIG is setting out to review some aspects of billing and payments that were not i
In light of the recent Ebola outbreak in the U.S., the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
In December 2014, the Commission for Case Manager Certification and its CMLearning Network® e
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
In order to be compliant with The Joint Commission’s requirements of establishing and trac
JUNE 18, 2015
In healthcare, situational awareness (SA) is defined as the perception of the elements within a v
DECEMBER 1, 2015
In recent years, healthcare officials have been striving to improve care coordination, which can
JANUARY 5, 2016
In general, the time spent reviewing and coding records has increased since ICD-10 implementation
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In 2011, The Joint Commission ruled that physicians and practitioners were forbidden from using t
In April, a Pennsylvania patient was being treated for a urinary tract infection when her physici
In the unlikely event you missed the news, August heralded a big change in the world of life safe
OCTOBER 6, 2016
In the last week of September, CMS gave $347 million to 16 different hospital associations, Quali
OCTOBER 4, 2016
In a new blog post, CMS announced that it was extending its electronic clinical quality measure (
JANUARY 24, 2017
In the past six years, the actively licensed U.S. physician-to-population ratio increased from 27
In an incident eerily reminiscent of one that occurred five years ago, a woman was found dead las
In 2008, New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing home to
APRIL 18, 2019
In a sweeping act of legislation that may affect the future of healthcare safety, late last year
In trolling The Joint Commission’s FAQ page for interesting tidbits to share, I came across
JUNE 20, 2019
In a world in which the economies of scale don’t always economize, I keep running into situ
JUNE 27, 2019
In honor of National Falls Prevention Day on September 22,
SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
In nursing, we often see checklists in the form of order sets, flow sheets, protocols, cognitive
DECEMBER 4, 2019
In a monumental decision last week, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administ
JUNE 24, 2020
In its annual cover story, The 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better, HealthLeaders Media profil
DECEMBER 17, 2010
In its annual cover story, The 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better, HealthLeaders Media profiles
DECEMBER 19, 2011
In a new HealthLeaders Media report, Population Health: Investing in a Risk-Based Future
OCTOBER 30, 2015
In addition to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the United St
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
In an announcement that The Joint Commission (TJC) has been approved for two years as a Medicare
AUGUST 27, 2020
In the rush to complete ICD-10 coding education, documentation improvement, and system updates, H
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
In May, The Joint Commission issued clarifications on its 2012 Life Safety Code® (LS
AUGUST 22, 2017
In a new memo to its state survey agencies, CMS said it would use Joint Commission ligature recom
OCTOBER 1, 2018
In the healthcare safety world, much attention is paid to the need for hospitals to ramp up their
In November 2018 California suffered its deadliest wildfire in history, the Camp Fire. This singl
JANUARY 1, 2019
In testament to one of the fastest growing segments of the healthcare profession, more than 500
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
In simplest terms, a best practice is a process or procedure that consistently produces superior
In 2011, the U.S. spent $41 billion on
APRIL 12, 2016
In a world increasingly populated by autonomous vacuum cleaners, package-delivering drones, and s
MAY 26, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
In the new year, it’s clear with new finalized Conditions of Participation that CM
In nursing, news and trends happe
MARCH 16, 2017
In this week’s Ask the Experts, we explore tips for creating the ideal learning environment
JUNE 8, 2017
In the October edition of Perspectives, The Joint Commission reiterated the need to screen patien
OCTOBER 3, 2017
In our world of healthcare, in this era of ri
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
In the face of a worsening nationwide physician shortage, health providers should look to develop
MARCH 1, 2018
In a profession where women comprise 88% of the workforce, one
JUNE 21, 2018
In looking back at 2018 (heck, even in looking back to the beginning of 2019—it already see
JANUARY 10, 2019
In case it has not become abundantly clear over the last decade or so of penning this blog, there
JANUARY 3, 2019
In early 2019, the Trump administration announced the 2021 federal budget, which called for a red
In 2018, The Joint Commission (TJC) announced it would issue a Requirement for Improvement if it
MAY 12, 2020
In 2016, Truman VA Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri to
MARCH 25, 2021
In 2016, Truman VA Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri to
MARCH 18, 2021
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
In what came as no surprise, the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE)’s 2018
APRIL 1, 2019
In the face of a global pandemic, SNFs across the country need to have a heightened awareness of
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
In case hospitals weren’t devoting enough attention to preventing central line–associ
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
In January, Trina Crow, RN, MJ, associate project director at The Joint Commissi
APRIL 7, 2017
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re not
OCTOBER 1, 2018
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re not
In November, California suffered its deadliest wildfire in history, the Camp Fire. This single fi
JANUARY 1, 2019
In ICD-10-PCS, coders will report root operation Drainage when the intent of a procedure is to ta
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
In July, HCPro sponsored a 90-minute webinar, "Proper GI Scope Disinfection: How to Avoid Be
OCTOBER 22, 2015
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program R
JANUARY 13, 2017
In late April, Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE, executive vice president of The
In late 2017, the ACGME announced the selection of 30 resident-led projects to receive a portion
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
In January, CMS decided to clear up th
MARCH 1, 2018
In the midst of the worse influenza season in years, HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary
APRIL 1, 2018
In June, the ACGME Board of Directors approved
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
In 1999, California became the first state to pass a law mandating n
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
In response to last week’s modified Top 10 list (there’s been a request for another l
APRIL 25, 2019
In the January edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, a
In early March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated Appendix Q, Guidance
In past iterations of the Residency Coordinator Salary Survey, respondents who earn $35,000 or le
DECEMBER 11, 2019
In the hospital setting, screening for asymptomati
JANUARY 2, 2020
In the December 2019 issue of Perspectives, The
FEBRUARY 16, 2020
In 2017, a Missouri hospital found out the hard way that when not addressed quickly, restraint a
In recent years, hospitals have increasingly focused on creating clinical documentation improveme
In June, The Joint Commission
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
In patient safety, when hospital accreditors take an interest in something, you should as well.
In January 2019, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, will
OCTOBER 11, 2018
In January 2009, all eyes were on the Hudson River when a plane flying out of New York’s La
APRIL 1, 2019
In January 2009, all eyes were on the Hudson River when a plane flying out of New York’s La
In a letter released April 10, the CDC cla
In June, a patient in a South Carolina emergency room was charged with assault after a security g
OCTOBER 19, 2019
In our previous coverage of HCPro’s recent survey of residency coordinators, we looked at t
MARCH 3, 2021
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
In nearly two years since practices adopted the ICD-10 code set, billing and coding experts say t
In what is likely a result of a new survey matrix, new or revised Life Safety and Environment of
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
In 2017, Florida was hit by Hurricane Irma. Many facilities evacuated their residents, per the me
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re no
In a new memo to its state survey agencies, CMS said it would use Joint Commission ligature recom
In preparing for the holiday festivities, it is essen-tial for friends and family to understand t
DECEMBER 7, 2018
In last month’s edition of RPA, Furman S. McDonald, MD, MPH, American Boar
JUNE 2, 2020
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
In the wake of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, devastating floods around the
MARCH 24, 2017
In a short time, thousands of physicians in training will be entering a new phase of their lives
MAY 12, 2017
In the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) FY17 Work Plan, the agency
JANUARY 19, 2018
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program R
APRIL 5, 2018
In 2019, approximately 44% of physicians
JANUARY 8, 2020
In a letter released April 10, the CDC cla
APRIL 16, 2019
In the months leading to the New Year, much was left to be desired for long-term healthcare provi
JANUARY 6, 2017
In February a federal judge accepted Medicare’s plans to better educate the public about in
In the scenario you discuss, your agency’s billing department reviews documentation before
In the age of technology, a vast majority of individuals have some form of social media. Social m
JANUARY 28, 2021
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