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Tag: patient outcomes

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Ambulatory complications: Why this patient cares

March 1, 2023 / By Megan Carr

I dealt with a hospital acquired infection when I had my third son and ended up back in the hospital a few days after going home with our little boy. […]

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Close care documentation gaps — Expert tips for better quality reporting

Feb. 8, 2023 / By Jason Burke, Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

Health care has long been focused on delivering quality clinical care that results in positive patient outcomes. Unfortunately, clinical excellence is not always accurately captured in quality ratings and rankings […]

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Reducing health care costs: You can’t improve what you don’t measure

Aug. 16, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

U.S. health care costs are too high and are continually getting worse. This is especially galling considering the ongoing decline in life expectancy, the low ranking of the U.S. compared […]

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Physician documentation: Let’s not solve one problem by causing another

May 19, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As part of a clinical improvement project, I was reviewing charts in a hospital and was dismayed by how much junk I had to wade through to find out what […]

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Bitcoin and episodes of care: What’s the connection?

March 17, 2021 / By Rick Kresinske

With Bitcoin’s price once again on the rise, I’m strangely reminded of the trajectory we’ve seen for episodes of care, the alternative payment method that covers health care costs for […]

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Disrupt the status quo, not health workers

March 15, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

The central mission of many health start-ups is explicit: to “disrupt” the status quo in the U.S. health care system. But when disruptions hijack the attention of health workers, it […]