Hpowderly

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Name: hpowderly
Date registered: May 24, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. Humana collaborates with orthopedic groups in joint replacement model — April 19, 2017
  2. See which hospitals earned an ‘A’ from Leapfrog — April 12, 2017
  3. See which hospitals earned an ‘F’ from Leapfrog — April 12, 2017
  4. Leapfrog releases hospital safety grades, says 1,000 patients a day still killed by medical errors — April 12, 2017
  5. Colorado health systems face media scrutiny over medical bills — April 11, 2017

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Humana collaborates with orthopedic groups in joint replacement model

Eight orthopedic groups in Indiana and Kentucky join value-based model established in Ohio and Tennessee.

See which hospitals earned an ‘A’ from Leapfrog

Leapfrog report says many systems are showing dedication to reducing deadly medical errors.

See which hospitals earned an ‘F’ from Leapfrog

As 1,000 patients a day still die from preventable errors, Leapfrog report shows which facilities are failing to improve.

Leapfrog releases hospital safety grades, says 1,000 patients a day still killed by medical errors

Though new safety grades show problems persist, hundreds of hospitals are excelling at prevention based on the latest Hospital Safety Grade

Colorado health systems face media scrutiny over medical bills

As patients carry more financial responsibility, health systems nationwide face the potential for bad press.

Nursing home operator to pay $1 million over alleged false genetic testing claims

Feds say Prestige Healthcare failed to ensure that physician orders were obtained for genetic tests prior to being conducted.

Hospitals get time to preview star ratings, CMS says

However, overall hospital quality star ratings will not include Patient Safety Indicator results for fiscal year 2018 due to a software issue.

(Updated)Paul Ryan resurrects GOP healthcare bill, adds federal risk pool amendment

The House speaker said the idea, modeled after Maine program, has support of both moderates and the conservative Freedom Caucus.

Healthgrades says these hospitals are best when it comes to patient safety, patient experience

Hospitals are increasingly driven to improve in these areas to avoid reimbursement cuts.

Healthgrades names top hospitals for patient safety in 2017; See the list

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Healthgrades said 134,568 patient safety events could have been avoided if all hospitals performed like the winners did.

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