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California legislation makes antimicrobial stewardship a priority
As the rest of the nation shifts its focus toward antibiotic stewardship, California leads the charge with an updated law
Alarm safety tops patient safety list, but medication errors are still a focal point
ECRI's 2015 list of top patient safety concerns offers some familiar foes along with some timely topics like workplace violence and scope reprocessing
Real-time feedback and monetary rewards pull physicians into quality care
A study published in the April edition of the Journal of Hospital Medicine combines the principles of real-time feedback and financial incentives to get frontline buy-in for quality improvement initiatives.
Proposed IPPS 2016 rule hones in on reimbursement for quality care
Rule furthers CMS's plan to transition from fee-for-service payments to value-based purchasing by focusing on quality care
Olympus feels the heat on duodenoscope reprocessing
In the months following the carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae outbreak linked to duodenoscopes, medical device manufacturer Olympus has repeatedly come under fire for its response to the outbreak.
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