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Tag: HACs

Webinar: A Close Look at the FY 2020 IPPS Final Rule

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

How will the FY 2020 IPPS Final Rule affect your organization’s quality performance? What can you do to prepare? Review our webinar to learn about changes affecting hospital-acquired conditions, patient […]

Article: The role of coders and CDI teams in HACRP success

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

HIM, CDI, and inpatient coding professionals can play a significant role in helping their organizations be successful under HACRP. Read Cheryl Manchenton’s article to find out how.

Webinar: Reduce HACs to boost quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, 3M quality expert Cheryl Manchenton will discuss the latest HAC regulatory updates and penalties and examine the clinical impact on your hospitals and your patients.

Webinar: Ready for 2019 value-based purchasing?

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

The new year is upon us: Are you ready for the 2019 Value-Based Purchasing Program? Eric Sorenson and Cheryl Manchenton will help you get up to speed.

How deep is that infection? FY19 brings updates to codes affecting quality

September 24th, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

I did NOT enjoy the disco years, but as I was thinking about this blog, a song lyric popped into my head: “How deep is your love…I really need to […]

Infographic: Infections with the highest impact on Medicare HAC penalties

When it comes to reducing Hospital Associated Infections (HAIs), where should your organization focus its efforts?

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When hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) hit close to home

May 30th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

Late one night this April, my good friend and work associate finds it so difficult to breathe she wakes her husband to drive her to Emergency. One day she’s on […]

Australia: 2017-18 IHPA Pricing Framework: Pricing for safety and quality

Independent Hospitals Pricing Authority released important information regarding its Pricing Framework for 2017-18.

Moving from “old thinking” comparisons of claims-based vs. chart-based methods for quality improvement

June 20th, 2016 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

A recent article in the journal Medical Care examines the validity of AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) and CMS Hospital-acquired Conditions (HACs) given the growing reliance of these measures for […]

Why CMS needs to get the hospital-acquired complication policy right

May 18th, 2016 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

In our March blog, we highlighted some of the challenges with the CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP). In that blog, we alluded to similar design flaws that are present […]

Webinar: How HACs and PPCs impact your organization’s quality scores and reimbursement

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Undertstanding the impact of CDI on quality measures is critical to understanding value-based care. 3M’s Cheryl Manchenton offers specific examples in this webinar.

Accuracy Matters

October 29th, 2014 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Thinking about all of the various quality initiatives currently out there or under development, I can’t help but think about what we DO with all of this information. Certainly accuracy […]