Posts tagged ‘hospital-acquired conditions’

The Number of American Deaths Due to Hospital Acquired Conditions


Since 2010, many improvements have been made to protect the safety of patients during their stay in hospitals. This has not only saved the healthcare industry billions of dollars but, more importantly, has saved the lives of over 50,000 people.

Continue Reading April 13, 2015 at 11:50 AM Leave a comment

Performance Incentive Programs are Changing Hospital Purchasing Patterns


With Medicare to apply a 1% penalty to hospitals with high rates for Hospital-Acquired Conditions in FY 2015, many hospitals are curious to know how to keep patients from developing these conditions. A recent survey MedSpan conducted looks at one way to help prevent this issue.

Continue Reading August 6, 2013 at 11:05 AM Leave a comment


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