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CMS’ RFI Will Shine a Light on Fundamental Issues with Hospital Accreditation
Hospitals keep making preventable mistakes, and patients continue to pay the ultimate price for them. Just before the new year, an update of the investigation by The Wall Street Journal found that more than 100 psychiatric hospitals hold their accreditation despite safety violations, 16 percent of them severe.
Why is this still happening, especially when we have accrediting organizations – like the Joint Commission – whose mission is to ensure hospitals are a safe place for patients to receive care?Read More
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