TITLE

Delivering Safety Over Convenience

AUTHOR(S)
CLARK, CHERYL
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts to reduce elective deliveries in the U. S. in 2013. It highlights the program by Valley Hospital wherein patient safety is prioritized rather than convenience for mothers. It also notes the mandates from the Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which order hospitals to report obstetric measures such as C-sections and preterm elective deliveries in every 1,100 births annually.
ACCESSION #
90024454

 

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