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CMS Data Reinforces That Processes Are Easier to Improve Than Outcomes

U.S. healthcare facilities are improving more rapidly on process measures than on clinical outcome measures, according to a new CMS report produced by HSAG. Overall, the nation saw improvement on most publicly reported measures evaluated 2006-2013.

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Efforts to Improve Patient Safety Result in 1.3 Million Fewer Patient Harms, 50,000 Lives Saved and $12 Billion in Health Spending Avoided

A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services shows outstanding improvements in patient safety thanks to efforts by Quality Improvement Organizations and others.

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QIOs Prevent Thousands Of Hospitalizations, Readmissions

AHQA finds improved care transitions saved providers nearly $1 billion. Read More