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Hospitals Attempt to Reduce Retained Object Errors

One common type of medical error is known as a “retained object” error. This can occur when a surgeon or other health care provider leaves an object inside a patient. When an object stays inside a patient, several serious complications can arise,… Read More
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Hospitals Face Financial Penalties for Patient Readmissions

One of the lesser-known provisions of the Affordable Care Act relates penalties imposed upon hospitals for high readmission rates. In drafting this provision of the law, Congress began a push to link pay to quality of care. Congress considers hospita… Read More
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