Posted by EC News Hub on August 14th, 2012
In an abundance of public quality scorecards that are in our midst, there will be at least one that reveals how your health care facility is lagging behind other hospitals. CMS now publicly posts hospital specific results for 84 measures, with more expected in the coming years. Charles Ornstein, President of the Association of Health Care Journalists, explains that hospital executives should prepare themselves for this heightened attention. “More reporters are realizing the treasure trove of information they can find”, says Ornstein, and the goes on to explain that there is no hiding from it. The public demands transparency of healthcare facilities, and they will receive it.
Read More: HealthLeaders Media, by Cheryl Clark
Original Posting Date: August 13, 2012