Inside the AHA’s Product Endorsement Process

Inside the AHA’s Product Endorsement Process

Without a doubt, 2010 has proven to be one of the most dynamic years that the healthcare field has seen to date—and more changes are just around the corner. Healthcare reform is shaking up the field, impacting everyone from doctors and patients to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and medical technology vendors.

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Using Telehealth to Improve Continuity of Care

Using Telehealth to Improve Continuity of Care

As our global population grows older with a higher incidence of chronic conditions, we have an imperative to truly improve quality of care both within and beyond the walls of the hospital while reducing costs.

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Health IT & Quality

Health IT & Quality

A True Tipping Point?

From the signing of healthcare reform legislation to the release of final rules for “meaningful use,” events in 2010 are driving toward a true transformation in the delivery of healthcare in the United States.

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AHRQ

AHRQ

Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform: Putting the Patient First


Recent research shows a significant correlation between the frequency of adverse events and malpractice claims (Greenberg, et al, 2010). Meanwhile, information from patient satisfaction surveys and patient experiences of care have been shown to predict malpractice risk (Fullam, et al, 2009).

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NightHawk Radiology Launches Client Peer Review Program

NightHawk Radiology Services announced the availability of its Client Peer Review (CPR), part of its best-in-class Quality Assurance Program, and the only one of its kind that provides an objective measure of effective communication and reporting accuracy based on the impact on patient outcomes.

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Q&A: Quality, Safety, and Medical Tourism

Q&A

Quality, Safety, and Medical Tourism

After a long career as a clinician and medical informatics leader at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Syed Tirmizi, MD, grabbed his passport and joined Quantros as vice president of international business development.

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