Jul 1, 2022
The CMS yesterday released a proposed rule seeking comment on potential Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for certain rural and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) seeking to convert from their current status to be designated as a Rural Emergency Hospital (REH). In
Mar 3, 2021
In 2015, Kearny launched the Pioneer Baby program in partnership with KU School of Medicine-Wichita to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes by reducing pregnancy complications, premature births, low- or extremely high-birth weight, and cesarean sections while increasing breastfeeding rates.
Feb 9, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services extended from Feb. 8 to March 17 the deadline for inpatient prospective payment system hospitals and PPS-exempt cancer hospitals to submit third quarter 2020 Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data.
Sep 11, 2019
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Foster, AHA vice president of quality and safety policy, moderates a discussion on the need for an update to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey.
Jul 24, 2019
We found that PELs strongly support patient experience measurement and its use as an indicator of quality. However, there is wide consensus among PELs on the need to modernize the HCAHPS survey to reflect the changes in health care delivery and information technology and the shift in patient…