Quality 1706 - Hospital Peer Review - Jun 01, 2013

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for hospital-based quality professionals.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing:

Editor
Lisa Hubbell
AHC Media

Executive Editor
Russ Underwood
AHC Media

Associate Managing Editor
Jill Drachenberg
AHC Media

Board Member and Nurse Planner
Paula Swain, RN, MSN, CPHQ, FNAHQ
Director of Accreditation and
Regulatory Novant Health
Presbyterian Hospital
Charlotte, NC

Board Member and Consulting Editor
Patrice Spath, RHIT
Consultant in Health Care Quality and Resource Management
Brown-Spath & Associates
Forest Grove, OR

Subjects:

  • How do you promote quality when quality doesn't pay?
  • What makes for good care coordination?
  • What can you learn from your data?
  • Data bank merger: More reports likely
  • AHRQ releases 10 best bets for safety
  • Patient safety strategies'” strongly encouraged
  • Patient safety strategies'” encouraged
  • NCQA testing new way to measure quality
  • Checklist improves crisis management
  • Study looks at outcomes impact of errors
  • CMS issues 2014 Medicare IPPS proposal

Objectives:

  • Identify a particular clinical, legal, or educational issue related to quality improvement and performance outcomes
  • Describe how the clinical, legal, or educational issues related to quality improvement and performance outcomes affect nurses, health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry in general
  • Cite solutions to the problems associated with quality improvement and performance outcomes based on guidelines from relevant authorities and/or independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Lisa Hubbell, Executive Editor Russ Underwood, Associate Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, and nurse planner Paula Swain, RN, MSN, CPHQ, FNAHQ, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Consulting Editor Patrice Spath, RHIT discloses she is principal of Brown-Spath & Associates.

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