Quality

Patient Safety

Diagnostic Errors: A Threat to Health and Impediment to Health Reform
Forum Session — March 25, 2016
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

When There's Harm in the Hospital: Can Transparency Replace "Deny and Defend"?
Forum Session — March 11, 2016
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Geriatric-Friendly Emergency Departments: Better Options for Patients and Providers?
Forum Session — February 19, 2016
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials 2015
Briefing Book — February 6, 2015
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD, Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP & Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Time for an Update?
Forum Session — June 21, 2013
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

Family Caregivers: The Primary Providers of Assistance to People with Functional Limitations and Chronic Impairments
Background Paper No. 84 — January 11, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Assisted Living Facilities and Their Growing Role in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Forum Session — November 30, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Mission Possible? Saving on Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Services
Forum Session — December 2, 2011
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Preventing Hospital Readmissions: How Can Care Transitions for Medicare Beneficiaries Be Improved?
Forum Session — October 28, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Who’s Using Whom? Experience with User Fee Programs at FDA
Forum Session — September 23, 2011
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

The Elder Justice Act: Addressing Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
The Basics — November 30, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Calls for Patient-Centered Care: Physician and Hospital Response
Forum Session — October 22, 2010
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Not Your Father's Drug Approval Process: FDAAA and the Evolving Pharmaceutical Marketplace
Forum Session — March 12, 2010
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Health Care-Associated Infections: Is There an End in Sight?
Forum Session — April 8, 2009
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Care-Associated Infections: Is There an End in Sight?
Issue Brief No. 830 — March 13, 2009
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Children's Health Care Quality: Time to Grow Up?
Forum Session — April 13, 2007
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Hospital Oversight in Medicare: Accreditation and Deeming Authority
Issue Brief No. 802 — May 6, 2005
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Quality Improvement in Maryland: Partnerships and Progress
Site Visit — December 9–10, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Lost in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities in Moving Patients Between Health Care Settings
Forum Session — October 7, 2004
Author: Nora Super

Improving Quality and Preventing Error in Medical Practice
Issue Brief No. 753 — March 15, 2000
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Improving Quality and Preventing Error in Medical Practice
Forum Session — March 15, 2000
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Reducing Medical Error: Can You Be As Safe in a Hospital As You Are in a Jet?
Issue Brief No. 740 — May 14, 1999
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Reducing Medical Error: Can You Be As Safe in a Hospital As You Are in a Jet?
Forum Session — May 14, 1999
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

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