TITLE

In Brief: Don't wait for CMS move, EDs are told

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the new measures for the improvement of efficiency in Emergency Department (ED) service programs. It states that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would likely adopt the 10 national voluntary consensus standard of ED care in hospitals as endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF). ED managers are expected to respond to the said measures though improvements in the local programs by reviewing and following these measures in their hospitals.
ACCESSION #
36890277

 

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