2011-10-26 - Cost Control Incentives Dont Affect Patient Outcomes When Quality Variables are Implemented
Among physicians and hospital administrators, the phrase "pay for performance," or “P4P... whether pay-for-performance programs actually lead to better or worse patient care. But a new four... that pay-for-performance programs can help cut costs witho
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2013-02-12 - Grainger Honors Georgia-Pacific Professional with Supplier Performance Award
For the sixth consecutive year, Grainger has honored Georgia-Pacific Professional for exemplary achievement and service as a supplier, presenting the company with one of its Partners in Performance... for outstanding performance throughout the year.
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2013-09-23 - Researchers Discover How Immune System Performance is Enhanced
Melbourne researchers have found that even our immune system is subject to performance enhancement, giving immune cells the boost they need to ensure the best team is selected to fight infections.
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2010-09-14 - High Tech Textile Performance Confirmed, Data Presented at ICAAC
Vestagen Technical Textiles announces its inaugural participation in the 50th Annual 2010 Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, hosted by The American Society for Microbiology. Vestagen will exhibit its fluid repellant Vestex™ performance medical apparel
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2012-12-01 - Joint Commission Expands Performance Measurement Requirements for General Medical Surgical Hospitals
The Joint Commission announces that it will expand performance measurement requirements for accredited general medical/surgical hospitals from four to six core measure sets. The additional requirements, which are part of The Joint Commission’s ORYX® performance measurement initiative to stimulate
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2012-12-13 - Standard for High-Performance Green Healthcare Facilities Open for Public Review
A prescription for the design, construction and operation of high-performance healthcare facilities would be provided through a proposed standard from ASHRAE and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).
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2014-09-13 - Kimberly-Clark Health Care Introduces AERO BLUE Performance Surgical Gowns
Kimberly-Clark Health Care announces the availability of the new AERO BLUE* Performance Surgical Gown. This soft, lightweight gown is four times more protective than other comparable surgical gowns while providing users with unsurpassed comfort.
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2014-12-08 - Voters More Inclined Than Consumers to Pay for Food Safety
Voters are more willing to pay for a decreased risk of food-related illness than consumers, but female consumers are more willing to pay than male consumers, according to an international team of researchers.
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2014-10-06 - Hospitals Use Performance on Publicly Reported Quality Measures in Annual Goals
A majority of hospitals reported incorporating performance on publicly reported quality measures into their quality improvement efforts, however many hospital leaders expressed concern about the clinical meaningfulness of quality measures, the ability to draw inferences about quality from them
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2013-10-30 - Joint Commission Annual Report Recognizes 1,099 Top Performer Hospitals
Thirty-three percent of Joint Commission-accredited hospitals reporting accountability measure data for 2012 are Top Performer hospitals, using evidence-based care processes that are delivered in the right way and at the right time, according to Improving America’s Hospitals: The Joint Commission
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