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Emergency preparedness final rule intended to increase patient safety

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the long-awaited final rule on emergency preparedness, intended to establish...
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CDC: Two quarters of CDI data calculated with incorrect risk-adjustment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has notified the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that two quarters of Clostridium difficile...
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HEN 2.0 Milestone 4 is here with HIIN on the horizon

We are in the home stretch of HEN 2.0 and working on our goal to achieve Milestone IV, which requires that 80 percent of...