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Tag: quality outcomes

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Webinar: Drive quality with accurate severity of illness and risk of mortality

Explore how precise capture of severity-of-illness and risk-of-mortality measures impact quality outcomes and reimbursement.

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Webinar: Collaboration strategies for quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?

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Collaborating with kindness

February 3rd, 2017 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

As you all know, I am a fairly opinionated blogger.  As a person who takes pride in what I do, I certainly can become easily defensive when someone challenges my […]

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Sepsis 3 Consensus definitions—the impact on quality (part two)

June 10th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In my previous blog, I addressed concerns about the new Sepsis 3 definitions.  In this blog (part 2), I will further flush out implications for specific quality metrics and also […]

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Sepsis 3 Consensus definitions—the impact on quality (part one)

June 8th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

How do you know what you don’t know? That’s the conundrum of the new Sepsis 3 definitions and the impact on measurement of quality outcomes.   As I am quite passionate […]

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Connected care is more than IT interfaces or interoperability

January 20th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

Connected care is a popular concept in the healthcare IT world. Commonly, it is used in conversations about interoperability, mobile applications, patient portals, wearable devices, and telehealth. These technologies will […]

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Article: The Magic Ingredient in Population Health

With Barbara Aubry, RN

From disease management to chronic care management to managed care and capitation, numerous initiatives over the past two decades have tried to promote better outcomes. So will the results be […]

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WIFM? Engaging physicians in quality outcomes improvement

September 4th, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

WIFM (what’s in it for me) is a common question in health care. With too many patients and not enough hours in the day, compounded by requests for additional documentation […]

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The Logistics of Population Health Under the IHI Triple Aim

July 17th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The Triple Aim is a construct developed to move past the trade-offs typical in health care improvement: improved quality at the expense of increased costs, decreased costs at the expense […]

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Medical Care: When Do Harms Outweigh the Benefits?

June 12th, 2015 / By Steve Delaronde

Medical care produces both benefits and harms. There are risks associated with care delivered in the hospital, including infections, medical errors and delirium. There are side effects associated with medication […]

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A Tale of Two Hospitals…Ethics in Reporting Quality Outcomes

May 13th, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Pardon the bad play on words, but “it was the best of hospitals, it was the worst of hospitals.” Within the past week I interacted with two healthcare organizations and […]

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What’s Getting Between People and Better Outcomes?

March 4th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Patient reported outcome measures matter. The subject is capturing an increasing amount of attention as clinicians strive to reduce suffering by trying to figure out what matters to people (see […]