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  • Do No Harm: Making Patient Safety Insights Actionable
    While providing a safe and high quality care environment is a primary goal of many healthcare institutions, preventable adverse events still occur at an alarming rate. Those in healthcare continue to face pressure from the community, payers, and regulatory entities to prevent adverse events, while dealing with the financial consequences of preventable errors. Read about the top five safety events reported in 2016 by Quantros customers and learn how healthcare leaders are using data and insights to reduce adverse events an dmaking safer, higher quality care a reality.
  • HIT Think How bundled payments will challenge providers’ IT systems
    With the increased adoption and implementation of various types of bundled payments and episodic reimbursement models among government, commercial and private payers, incentives are now in place to improve care coordination, quality, patient safety and cost efficiency. However, this shift will place new importance on information technology and providers’ ability to collect and act upon a vast array of new information on their patients. Health Data Management
  • Patient Monitoring and Alarm Fatigue
    Adverse patient effects due to clinical alarm fatigue are consistently rated near or at the top of lists of most pressing healthcare technology hazards. So what can clinicians do to change that? Respiratory Therapy Magazine
  • Quantifying the ROI in Value-Based Healthcare Models
    Excess readmissions, preventable hospital-acquired conditions, infections and complications, poor outcomes and low performance scores all translate into financial burdens for hospitals and health systems. Independent research and in-depth interviews of Quantros hospital and integrated health system clients looked at specific value drivers, benefits and ROI associated with their adoption of Quality Management and Performance Analytics Solutions.
  • Measuring the Real Impact of Clinical Documentation Improvement on Value-Based Reimbursement
    A study conducted in 2015 by Nuance Communications, Inc. and Quantros, Inc. evaluated the quality performance of hospitals using the Nuance Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program against other hospitals. Results show that hospitals with a clinically-focused Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program consistently outperform benchmarks for Hospital Care Quality standards by more than 3 times the national average.
  • Computerised Physician Order Entry-Related Medication Errors: Analysis of Reported Errors and Vulnerability Testing of Current Systems
    Medication computerized provider order entry (CPOE) has been shown to decrease errors and is being widely adopted. However, CPOE also has potential for introducing or contributing to errors. BMJ Quality & Safety
  • PSQH Viewpoint: Let’s Fix One Real Problem with Patient Safety
    The time has come for healthcare to affirm the intelligent, efficient, and systematic capture of actions compared to precisely defined safety standards. Doing so will accelerate the ability to proactively monitor hazards in real time and mitigate risks to both patients and providers.
    Patient Safety & Quality in Healthcare