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Tag: PPCs

Research Study

Geographic Variation in Hospital Quality Performance in Medicare by Disease and Procedure Categories

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

Report

Maryland: Final Recommendation for the Hospital Acquired Conditions Program for Rate Year 2021

Published by the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission, March 2019.  Maryland’s Quality programs must measure and reward better quality…

Report

Texas: Potentially Preventable Complications Report

Published by Texas Department of State Health Services Potentially Preventable Complications (PPCs) are harmful events or negative outcomes that develop…

Report

Texas: Potentially Preventable Complications Reports

Published by the Texas Department of State Health Services Potentially Preventable Complications (PPCs) are harmful events or negative outcomes that…

3M Commentary

Why CMS needs to get the hospital-acquired complication policy right

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

In our March blog, we highlighted some of the challenges with the CMS Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP). In…

3M Commentary

Clinical Controversies in Outcomes Measurement

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Although there is growing consensus that quality-based financial incentives can achieve higher quality and lower cost care, healthcare policy researchers…