Fortune Magazine, in conjunction with Kaiser Health News, published an article on March 18, 2019. It’s entitled: “Death by 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong”. Our readers should take a look at this frightening article on some of the routine difficulties with EHR’s. And take special note of the lesser-known potential errors that are being discovered.Read more
CMS issued a new QSO memo this past month. QSO 19-12, published April 19, 2019, addresses ligature hazards. In fact, they use the term “ligature risk extension request” to address this issue.Read more
This month’s edition of Perspectives summarizes Joint Commission scoring patterns. It includes the accreditation and certification programs for the full calendar year 2018. And, it contains the “usual suspects” and a few surprises.