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CMS is looking for feedback on potential conflicts of interest for accrediting organizations that consult with providers that they also accredit.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is adding an opioid antidote to defibrillator cabinets for quicker overdose response.
California is the only state with more than 1,000 surgery centers that has given private accreditors a lead role in oversight.
More than 100 healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to address privacy concerns that can hinder addiction care in its opioids package.
CMS issued a proposed rule on Monday that would eliminate or update a slew of regulations deemed “unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdensome.”
Physicians can use health data to identify and help patients at risk for opioid abuse and in need of pain relief. Here are five steps to take.
When EHRs undergo testing, they fail to incorporate major usability issues, including accessibility, data entry, visual clutter and more.
Amazon buys a glut of new health data with its PillPack acquisition; Cerner settles another overtime pay lawsuit.
The Joint Commission created a new requirement for hospitals aimed at preventing the misidentification of newborns, plus more healthcare headlines.
Critical Access Hospitals face special challenges when it comes to infection control practices.