Hospitals make money from their own mistakes because insurers pay them for the longer stays and extra care that patients need to treat surgical complications that could have been prevented, a new ...
Hospitals can make a profit from surgical errors, according to a new study. FOX News Radio's Bill Vitka reports: When a hospital makes mistakes, they can make money. Despite the pressure to improve ...
The New York Times: Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds Hospitals make money from their own mistakes because insurers pay them for the longer stays and extra care that patients need to ...
Even when hospitals make surgical mistakes, they still profit off ... one of the study’s co-authors, pointed out. “The U.S. healthcare system is paying for harm.” How could our health care system ...
Hospitals may make more money causing surgical errors than preventing them. A report published on April 17 in JAMA showed that surgical errors mean longer stays, additional care -- and 330 percent ...
Hospitals generate higher operating profit margins from most surgery patients ... Overall, the inpatient surgical mortality rate in the THR study was 1.25 percent; 0.6 percent for those without a ...
Indeed, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association this month, which showed hospitals earning nice profits as a result of surgical errors, reinforces once ... Leapfrog is a ...
A new study conducted by a national non-profit rated safety at hospitals across the country ... The ratings are based on 28 evidence-based measures of patient safety like errors, accidents, injuries, ...
Grades given in a semiannual study show Forsyth County’s main ... above average and below average each in three of the seven surgical measures; above average in four of the six practices to prevent ...
CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today announced its goal to enlist at least 1,000 hospitals into its respected National Surgical Quality ... prevent ...
And for rural hospitals used to small profit margins and ... Another goal is to reduce medical errors. Avoidable medical errors added $19.5 billion to the nation's health care bill in 2008, according ...
Five states had zero hospitals receiving an "A" in this study, including Alaska ... The Leapfrog Group, a not-for-profit organization that represents large employers and other purchasers of healthcare ...