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AHRQ support and best practices

Nov. 14, 2022 / By James Sewell

Quality indicators are becoming a larger part of every provider organization’s clinical documentation integrity (CDI) and quality review process. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) quality indicators: patient […]

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Newton’s Third Law and ICD-10: Code changes potentially impacting quality outcomes – Part 2

Sept. 19, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

I have to give Sir Isaac Newton and his Third Law of Motion a nod: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Does this law apply to […]

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Moving from “old thinking” comparisons of claims-based vs. chart-based methods for quality improvement

June 20, 2016 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

A recent article in the journal Medical Care examines the validity of AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) and CMS Hospital-acquired Conditions (HACs) given the growing reliance of these measures for […]