Healthcare News & Insights

Reason why safety scores may not be completely accurate

Hospitals are often judged based on their performance with safety rankings, most notably those from the Leapfrog Group. However, these “safety report cards” may have issues with accuracy for several reasons – and they could actually penalize hospitals for their honesty. 

ICD-10: Why the switch could hurt hospital patient safety ratings

ICD-10 implementation will be happening in less than a year – and along with the potential disruption to your hospital’s billing operations, it could also adversely affect your patient safety ratings.