transparency

Three North Carolina Hospitals Questioned About 340B Profits

April 8, 2013

When interviewing healthcare executives, HCE frequently hears the terms “accountability” and “transparency” used and what the government expects from them with increasingly intense scrutiny. This next story may be a difficult pill to swallow, especially considering the lack of accountability and transparency to which Congress is held. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is questioning the […]

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Study Says Patients Rarely Know About Medication Errors

January 17, 2013

When your organization makes a mistake with a patient’s medication, should you inform that patient about this mistake, even if it isn’t a harmful or life-threatening mistake? According to an article from Reuters, most hospitals err on the “no” side of this question and do not tell the patients about the mistake. The researchers behind […]

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