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- CMS To Do ICD-10 Testing After All
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revealed in a Medicare Learning Network news flash that now the agency does plan to conduct end-to-end testing for ICD-10. Learn more about the CMS plan for testing within a small sampling of organizations representing a cross-section of provider types.
- HAIs ‘Not Just a Nursing Problem’
Nurses alone are not to be blamed when healthcare-associated infections occur, but they are the obvious choices when it comes to empowering leaders to propel the prevention movement within an organization according to a new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control.
- Register Today for Free Diagnostic Error Webcasts
The National Patient Safety Foundation is partnering with the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine and the Cautious Patient Foundation to produce a Diagnostic Error Webcast Series that will launch next month during Patient Safety Awareness Week 2014. Use the links provided to read details on each presentation and to register for participation.
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