Monthly Archives: August 2016

The insurance marketplace; buyers and sellers needed

The Affordable Care Act better known as Obamacare, has a lot of moving parts.   One of the main aspects of Obamacare, insurance marketplaces, have hit a rough spot.  The law’s online marketplaces — where people were supposed to be able … Continue reading

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Aim for Excellence

Patients deserve and expect safe, high-quality, evidence-based care from their health care providers. This requires hospitals to have a continuous focus on improvement to ensure the quality and safety of the care delivery processes and the use of evidence-based practice. … Continue reading

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CMS Star Rating

In late July the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for all hospitals in the United States.  The Star Rating is designed to help individuals, their family members, and caregivers compare hospitals in an … Continue reading

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I’m back

The blog has been under “construction” the past few months.  It’s back now and promises to be better than ever.  By construction I mean, this blog has been neglected due to the recently opened, 93,000 square foot expansion at GVMH. The expansion … Continue reading

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