14 steps to a high performance organization
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||June 15, 2010 |
The Health Research & Educational Trust, with support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has developed a guide to help hospital leaders adopt 14 work practices shown to improve an organization’s capacity to support a high-performing healthcare system.
Preventing violence in the healthcare setting
A new The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert addresses assault, rape, or homicide of patients and visitors perpetrated by staff, visitors, other patients, and intruders to the institution.
Webinar: The role of home care in hospital readmissions
The Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign will host a free webinar on June 30 for hospital leadership and hospitalists on the role of home care in hospital readmissions.
Hospitals' equal treatment policies surveyed
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released its fourth annual survey of hospital and health clinic policies and practices related to equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals.
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Stroke care in the 21st century
Alison Trembly, RN, CNRN, FNP
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Transforming Care at the Bedside: The CNO's role
Aline M. Holmes, MSN, RN, and Barbara Chamberlain, PhD, APN, CCRN
Managing personal issues; readying for promotion
Gladys Campbell, MSN, RN
Nurses Will NOTICE
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|RAC Audit Series: Case Management & Documentation Essentials
Steps to help you mitigate the threats to your hospital
Which hospitals are at the greatest risk for exposure under the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program? It's frequently the organizations that lack effective case management oversight and/or high-quality supporting documentation. From this series of webcast seminars, you'll gain a clearer understanding of the RAC program and what it means for your hospital, along with recommendations for compliant practices in three key areas: access management; discharge planning and care coordination; and clinical documentation improvement. Click here, or call MedLearn at 800-252-1578.
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