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October 25, 2017

Incorporating nursing complexity in reimbursement coding systems: the potential impact on missed care.

Sasso L, Bagnasco A, Aleo G, et al. Incorporating nursing complexity in reimbursement coding systems: the potential impact on missed care. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26(11):929-932. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006622.

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Sasso L, Bagnasco A, Aleo G, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26:929-932.

Multiple factors in the hospital environment influence the incidence of missed nursing care. This commentary describes strategies to address these errors of omission, including changing mental models to recognize the financial benefit of increasing staffing levels to improve patient safety.

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Sasso L, Bagnasco A, Aleo G, et al. Incorporating nursing complexity in reimbursement coding systems: the potential impact on missed care. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26(11):929-932. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006622.