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  • New Licensure Compact Could Boost SDOH, Behavioral Health Outreach

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is issuing four grants worth a collective $2.5 million through the License Portability Grant Program (LPGP) to create a multi-state social worker licensure compact. Through the compact, license social workers will be able to practice in member states without the need to apply for a license in each state.

  • The 600 Pathways Yale New Haven Health Takes to Improved Care Delivery

    Decreasing variation has been a central goal of quality improvement since W. Edwards Deming pioneered the concept in the Toyota Production System in the 1970s. In care delivery, research has shown the consequences of inappropriate variation include underusing needed services, overusing unwarranted services, higher costs, and worse clinical outcomes.

  • Hospital CMO: 4 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Aging Population

    As we know, the number of Americans who are 65 or older is sharply rising and is expected to increase from 58 million in 2022 to 82 million by 2050. During this period, the share of the total population of Americans who are 65 or older is expected to increase from 17% to 23%.

  • Hospital CMO: Adoption of Age-Friendly Care is Essential

    According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans who are 65 or older is expected to rise 47% over the next three decades, increasing from 58 million in 2022 to 82 million by 2050. During this period, the share of the total population of Americans who are 65 or older is expected to increase from 17% to 23%.

  • PSQH: The Podcast Episode 108 – Focusing on Improved IV Safety

    On episode 108 of PSQH: The Podcast, Andrew Barton, a nurse consultant with the U.K.’s National Health Service, talks about a recent study on reducing IV leaks.

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