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Modern Healthcare's Never Events Database

 
Effective Oct. 1, 2008, the CMS stopped reimbursing healthcare providers for 11 “never events” -- considered reasonably preventable errors in healthcare delivery. What are the "never event" policies for the various insurers and state associations? Modern Healthcare is tracking those decisions through its Never Events Tracking System.
Kaplan new chair at Lucian Leape Institute

Kaplan new chair at Lucian Leape Institute

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 02, 2015

Dr. Gary Kaplan, 63, will be chairman of the National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute, effective April 30.

Identifying health IT as a strategic asset

Identifying health IT as a strategic asset

By By H. Stephen Lieber  |  April 11, 2015

The value of health information technology covers much more than those five words might imply. All of us, as members of the healthcare community,...

Wachter not afraid to challenge status quo

Wachter not afraid to challenge status quo

By Sabriya Rice  |  April 04, 2015

For nearly two decades, Dr. Robert Wachter, 57, associate chairman of the department of medicine at University of California San Francisco, has...

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