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Medicare Penalizes Hospitals -- safety problems

Hospitals in the lowest quartile of safety scores from Oct 1, 2014 to Nov 30, 2015 were recently penalized 1% of Medicare billings as detailed on the… 259 more words

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Can social media really tell you which hospital offers the best care?

For many of us, social media is about tapping into our passions, reaching out, sharing, learning, friendship and entertainment.

As a healthcare marketer, I’ve also taken note in social media’s emerging role in driving patient volume and brand preference. 387 more words

Complications after Surgery -- blame or improve?

The long and difficult training for surgeons often leaves them with little intrinsic drive to improve surgical care.  Anyone who has had to discuss surgical quality with practicing surgeons is lucky to leave the discussion without a fear of losing their job.   321 more words

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Do Hospital Amenities Impact Quality Care?

According to a study at Johns Hopkins (2/1/15) improving hospital amenities improve patient satisfaction with the facility but otherwise do not improve satisfaction with care… 255 more words

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