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Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
Rau J. Kaiser Health News. July 6, 2017.
System failures contribute to recurring problems in health care environments. This news article spotlights how lack of follow-up or action related to inspection reports that have uncovered factors in long-term care facilities that contribute to inadequate care can enable poorly performing nursing homes to remain in operation.
Jt Comm Perspect. August 2010;30:3-5.
This piece outlines the Joint Commission process to define a new direction for sentinel event management and policy.
Huff C. Trustee. January 2010.
Kauffman M, Altimari D. The Hartford Courant. November 15, 2009;Final:A1.
This newspaper article reports that a Connecticut law intended to make hospital errors more transparent has had the opposite effect by making it easier for hospitals to limit publicly available information on adverse events.
More states shred bills for awful medical errors: patients in 23 states will no longer pay for certain mistakes, hospitals say.
Aleccia J. MSNBC News. August 12, 2008.
This article reports on the implementation and expansion of several states' non-payment policies for medical mistakes in light of similar policies set by Medicare and private insurance companies.
NY Medicaid ups the ante: by refusing to pay for 14 'never events,' the nation's biggest Medicaid program could propel other states into action.
DerGurahian J. Mod Healthc. June 16, 2008;38:6.
Wilson L. Mod Healthc. June 2, 2008;38:C8.
This article discusses the potential systematic and financial repercussions of Medicare's new policy of not paying for certain hospital-acquired conditions.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. January 7, 2008.
This article discusses the evolving payer trend to withhold hospital reimbursement related to never events.
Carpenter D. Hosp Health Netw. November 2007;81:34-38.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 31, 2007;Metro section:B1.
This article probes the debate between Massachusetts patient safety leaders and trial lawyers over a potential statute that would make a physician's acknowledgement of error inadmissible in court.
Ostrom CM. Seattle Times. October 23, 2007:A1.
This article discusses a conflict that has arisen between the Washington State Hospital Association and state lawmakers regarding public disclosure of incident reporting data.
Lerner M. Star Tribune. September 18, 2007;News section:5B.
This article reports on Minnesota's adoption of a policy for hospitals to not charge patients or insurers for never events or consequent treatment.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. September 17, 2007;Metro section:1A.
This article reports on how numerous Massachusetts hospitals have implemented policies to waive charges for the set of serious errors categorized as never events.
Hansen D. American Medical News. August 20, 2007.
This article reports on the progress of implementing a voluntary system for reporting errors, part of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act.
Collins LM. Deseret Morning News. July 8, 2007;A1.
This article reports on Utah health officials' recent efforts to mandate error reporting, make that information open to the public, and use the data to improve patient safety.
Smerd J. Workforce Management. June 11, 2007;1, 16-19.
This article discusses the financial impact on employers when an employee is affected by medical error.
Victoria Times Colonist. March 26, 2007.
This article reports on findings from an investigation into hospital-acquired infections in British Columbia.
Talaga T, Cribb R. Toronto Star. March 19, 2007.
This article discusses disclosure of medical errors and shares stories from several Canadian hospitals on their policies for disclosing adverse events.
Blaney B. Associated Press [USA Today]. March 12, 2007.
This article reports on the abduction of a newborn by an individual masquerading as a hospital employee. Infant abduction is one of the patient safety "never events" defined by the National Quality Forum.
Carter M. Seattle Times. March 9, 2007:A1.
This article investigates and reports on the prevalence of medical errors in a county jail system in Washington.