We know you’re busy, but we don’t want you to miss important healthcare quality and patient safety news. Here are a few stories you may want to take a look at before calling it a week. (Sign up on the right if you’d like these news alerts delivered to you.)
- 10 top patient safety issues for 2016
Beginning with medication errors and ending with “going transparent with quality data,” the editorial team at Becker’s Infection Control & Clinical Quality present the patient safety issues they see as warranting top priority in coming months.
- CMS outlines next steps for MU
Access an update published by leaders at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services describing a revised purpose for the agency’s EHR incentive program focused on outcomes, innovation and interoperability.
- Olympus to Recall and Modify Hard-to-Clean Duodenoscope
The United States Food and Drug Administration reports that the maker of the TJF-Q180V duodenoscope, tied to the spread of life-threatening bacterial infections, is recalling the devices in order to modify their design.
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