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      • Five Tips For Honing Nursing Critical Thinking

        Published Jan 08 2019, 03:18 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • critical thinking
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • clinical competency

        Critical thinking skills are vital to ensuring patient safety and often take time to develop. Learn 5 tips and strategies for improvement.

      • Best Practices for Safe (and Successful) Care Transitions

        Published Jan 02 2019, 03:19 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • intercollaborative professional practice
        • Care transitions
        • patient handoffs
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • TJC
        • The Joint Commission

        With the growth of interdisciplinary patient care, learn 6 best practices to ensure smooth handoffs between different settings and care teams.

      • Hospital-Acquired Infections and CMS Reimbursement: Implications for Hospitals

        Published Oct 23 2018, 11:54 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • HAI
        • value-based reimbursement
        • Health care quality
        • care quality
        • HAC
        • CMS
        • hospital-acquired condition

        CDC estimates that 1 in 25 patients suffer from a hospital-acquired infection (HAI). Learn financial implications for hospitals along with strategies for quality improvement.

      • Playing a Hand in Infection Control

        Published Oct 11 2018, 09:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • infection control
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.

      • Who Are Nurse Scientists?

        Published Sep 18 2018, 10:40 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • clinical research
        • Health care quality
        • patient outcomes

        By designing and implementing scientific studies, nurse researchers look for ways to improve health care services and outcomes.

      • Regulatory Changes Set to Affect Long-Term Care

        Published Jul 10 2018, 03:21 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • long-term care
        • Center for Medicare & Medcaid Services
        • Health care quality
        • LTC
        • Medicare

        Under value-based purchasing for Medicare Part A, CMS will start withholding 2% of a skilled nursing facility’s Medicare payments beginning in October.

      • Charting The Course For Success

        Published Apr 20 2018, 04:27 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Patient-centered care
        • Health care quality
        • patient outcomes

        Nurse navigators are making a difference in patient-centered care.

      • For Better or Worse, Nurse Managers Influence Outcomes

        Published Mar 20 2018, 09:58 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient care
        • quality outcomes
        • NDNQI
        • Health care quality
        • ANA
        • nurse managers

        In ways both direct and indirect, unit nurse managers play a key role in patient and nurse outcomes.

      • ANA 2018 Quality and Innovation Conference

        Published Mar 14 2018, 03:10 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • innovation
        • Health care quality
        • ANA
        • data

        Unleash Your Inner Innovator at the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference

      • 5 Things to Know About MACRA’s Quality Payment Program

        Published Jan 02 2018, 09:06 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
        • MIPS
        • Health care quality
        • CMS

        Focus on quality and cost will intensify in the second year of MACRA’s Quality Payment Program, according to the final rule.