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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is proposing a new rule aimed at improving federal oversight of hospital accreditation organizations.
Healthcare and health IT groups are supporting recently proposed legislation aimed at reforming a patient privacy regulation by aligning it with HIPAA.
Most hospital leaders are not investing in supply chain analytics despite the return on investment, a recent survey found.
Filmmaker Mike Eisenberg has made a film about patient safety, retracing his pioneer father, John M. Eisenberg, M.D.’s footsteps.
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.