Hospital Peer Review (Vol. 41, No. 9) - September 1, 2016

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Release date: September 2016

Valid through: September 2018

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based quality professionals.

Subjects

  • Competition Improves Physician Quality, But Tread Carefully
  • Be Ready for Challenges to Data Reliability
  • Tactical Teams Get Results for Hospital
  • ‘Clean It Like You Mean It’ Improves Quality, Reduces Costs
  • Oregon Targets Data Overload, Develops Strategies
  • AHA Analysis Says Star Ratings Inaccurate
  • One Third of Patients Injured in Rehab Hospitals
  • How EHRs Affect Patient Safety
  • HHS May Change HCAHPS for Pain Care

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, healthcare workers, hospitals, or the healthcare 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.

Credit Available

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designation

Nurses

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 #CEP14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing

Authors

Greg Freeman

Editors

AHC Media Managing Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Associate Managing Editor: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Author Greg Freeman, Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, Associate Managing Editor Dana Spector, Consulting Editor Patrice Spath, and Nurse Planner Kay Ball report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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