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The untold story of COVID-19’s impact on healthcare quality: Part one

June 21, 2024 / By Javier M Ortiz

The pre-pandemic world feels like a distant memory when it comes to healthcare. Before COVID-19, hospitals hummed with a steady rhythm of admissions, procedures and discharges. Quality metrics (the numbers […]

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Maximize impact: Leverage CDI and coding teams on publicly available quality metrics

July 5, 2023

The Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program was initially mandated by Section 501(b) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003. CMS was mandated to reimburse hospitals […]

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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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Why are we hoarding quality measures?

Aug. 31, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

It’s hard to get rid of something you use but don’t like, even if it’s no longer practical. Things that are familiar have a lot of staying power. That may […]