Business
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Nurse Staffing and Care Quality

JamieLockhart - April 23, 2013

Improving healthcare outcomes and increasing the accountability surrounding the provision of care are topics frequently mentioned in the popular press and legislation.  Recently, I’ve begun assessing how…

Geriatrics
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MTM 101: The Economic Benefit of Medication Therapy Management

JamieLockhart - November 16, 2012

Medication-related issues account for roughly 1.5 million adverse health events and cost $177 billion each year in the U.S. To help combat this, Congress passed the Medicare Prescription…

Medical Education
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Continuing Physician Education: A Key Lynchpin in Quality Care

JamieLockhart - August 28, 2012

In doing some recent research regarding the latest innovations in decision support tools, I ran across a 2005 article published in the American College of Physicians.  Their…

Hospital Administration
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Hospital Readmission Stats Impact Reimbursement

JamieLockhart - December 30, 2011

With the New Year fast approaching, and the start of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) fiscal year shortly behind us (it began October 1,…