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Guest Column: Transylvania Hospital Prioritizes Patient Safety

 

March 15, 2018



Every medical care provider I know would certainly list patient safety as the top priority in their work with patients, and the most significant contributor – aside from their expertise – to successful patient outcomes. National regulatory bodies like The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as state agencies, set care standard benchmarks that hospitals and health systems must meet or exceed in order to receive Medicare or Medicaid payments.

I’m focusing on patient safety this month because March 11-17 is National Patient Safety Awareness...



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