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Peterson Center launches initiative to improve primary care

By Shelby Livingston  |  September 22, 2016

The Peterson Center on Healthcare is launching an initiative to improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and reduce costs at three primary-care practices. But unlike a similar CMS effort, the Peterson initiative does not seek to reform the way providers are paid.

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Frequent violence in the ED doesn't have to be part of the job

Frequent violence in the ED doesn't have to be part of the job

In 2012, Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., saw 22 workplace injuries due to violence. The number rose to 45 the next year and then 55 the year after that. In 2015, when efforts to protect nurses and doctors kicked in, the number dropped to 26. So far this year, Valley Hospital has seen 27...

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