Hospitals tasked with meeting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services(CMS) healthcare-associated infection (HAI) reporting requirements are making progress, according to a Premier healthcare alliance survey.
Researchers found the most common hospital-acquired infection is significantly reduced with simple, low-cost interventions.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) says it is encouraged by the final rule announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
While most of the attention surrounding the landmark healthcare reform measure just signed into law has focused on how it expands access to affordable insurance coverage, it also enacts important initiatives that will improve patien
It has been about 14 months since a new directive from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect Oct.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a new proposal that would cover human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection screening for Medicare beneficiaries who are at increased risk for the infection, includi