Posts Tagged ‘patient safety indicators’

Analysis finds hospital-acquired conditions declined by nearly one million

New data released January 29 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show reductions in hospital-acquired conditions such as adverse drug events and healthcare-associated infections helped prevent 20,500 hospital deaths and save $7.7 billion in health care costs from 2014-2017. AHRQ’s preliminary analysis estimates that […]

Gerber expert to make first-ever Dallas appearance next week

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council and Gerber educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” on May 23 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Highlighting the complimentary conference is Dr. Andrea Papamandjaris as keynote speaker and making her first-ever […]