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Tag Archives: CMS
I think Single Payer Health Insurance (aka Medicare for ALL) is the most socially conscious, cost-effective, and morally responsible way to go! Medicare, one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs, turns 50 on July 30. Medicare is … Continue reading
I think that improving Medicare may be our best strategy and am publishing short pieces to help celebrate it’s 49th anniversary this month! I know it is not perfect and don’t pretend to be an expert on it. Our system … Continue reading
Using any number from 0 to 10, Was Your Catheter Insertion Comfortable? How Reliable are the HCAHPS Survey Questions – Part Two
The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) continues to grow in importance. This federally mandated measure of patient satisfaction is being used to determine hospital reimbursements and as a criterion for hospital awards. It is the subject … Continue reading