Dec 2, 2022
The National Quality Forum’s Measure Applications Partnership is accepting public comment through Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. ET on 52 performance measures CMS is considering for use in Medicare public reporting and payment programs.
Oct 24, 2022
Hosted by the American Hospital Association in partnership with American Society of Anesthesiologists Explore the factors that affect perioperative performance, the impact it has on your organization, and best practices to improve the patient and clinician experience with limited resources.…
Jul 15, 2022
Recent reports have mischaracterized Medicare’s proposals to account for the impact of COVID-19 in its quality measurement programs as “hiding” important and useful patient safety data from the public.
Jun 17, 2022
June 17, 2022 The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Room 445-G Washington, DC 20201
May 20, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 8 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2023 proposed rule for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS).
Mar 31, 2022
Inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals have until April 6 to access updated provider preview reports of their quality data.
Feb 8, 2022
Service lines continue to be interrupted by COVID-19, with no end in sight. The health care workforce is stressed out and stretched thinly amid the so-called Great Resignation wave. Care delivery increasingly is being moved from hospitals to outpatient facilities and the home, thanks in part to an…
Nov 1, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for eligible hospitals to submit calendar year 2021 electronic clinical quality measures to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program from Feb. 28 to March 31, 2022.
Oct 25, 2021
On this episode, I talk with Maureen Bisognano, a prominent authority on improving health care systems. Maureen served as Institute for Healthcare Improvement president and CEO for five years and IHI executive vice president and chief operating officer for 15 years.