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Questions Are The Answer

August 15th, 2018|

Questions Are The Answer
Help your patients get more involved in their healthcare by asking questions, talking with the healthcare team, and understanding their condition.

Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their healthcare team receive better care and are more satisfied. Patients and families who engage with healthcare providers ask good questions and

Mississippi Hospital Reduces Patient Falls by 25 Percent Using AHRQ Program

May 25th, 2018|

Mississippi Hospital Reduces Patient Falls by 25 Percent Using AHRQ Program

From AHRQ, April 2018

Anderson Regional Medical Center, a 260-bed hospital in Meridian, Mississippi, reduced patient falls by 25 percent after implementing AHRQ’s Preventing Falls in Hospitals Training Program in 2015. The reduction in patient falls resulted in an estimated $238,000 savings in medical costs.

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Using Levers to Align to the National Quality Strategy

January 5th, 2015|

Stakeholders can align to the National Quality Strategy (NQS) by adopting one or more of the three aims and/or six priorities. Stakeholders can now align to the Strategy in a new way, using one or more of the nine “levers” described below. Each lever represents a core business function, resource and/or action that stakeholders can use to align to the Strategy.

Five Facts about the National Quality Strategy

December 29th, 2014|

The National Quality Strategy (NQS) is the first national effort to align public and private interests to achieve better health and healthcare for all Americans. The NQS, led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in coordination with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, was first published in 2011.

National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Healthcare Provides Fresh Take on Triple Aims

December 18th, 2014|

The National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care, commonly referred to as the National Quality Strategy or NQS, is the first-ever national effort to improve health and healthcare quality. The fundamental objective of the NQS, which was initially published inMarch 2011 and is updated annually, is to promote quality healthcare and improved health for patients, families and communities.

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