CMS Proposes Another EHR-based Hospital Harm Measure

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the FY2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule governing payment for the inpatient setting.  Prominent in the adverse event domain was the CMS announcement of a new EHR-based hospital harm measure; the opioid-related event eCQM measure (NQF #3501e).

By |April 26th, 2022|Categories: News, Patient Safety, Trending|

The Social Determinants Of Safety (SDOS): A Validated Problem

There has been significant discussion regarding the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). There is evidence that the impact of social determinants has extended more particularly into any healthcare domain affected by adverse events.  Consequently, as called out by our inaugural Virtual Patient Safety (VPS) white paper released in August 2020, Pascal has coined a new term to account for this impact:  the Social Determinants of Safety (SDOS).

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Patient Safety, Trending|
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