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Just 33 percent of healthcare quality professionals say all staff is trained on quality

The National Association for Healthcare Quality, seeking to examine healthcare organizations’ quality training and development, published its inaugural survey this week asking quality professionals which employees in their organization receive training and education on quality — and found the numbers were pretty low. In fact, only 33 percent of respondents said all staff receive training… Read More »

Virtual video visits may improve patient convenience without sacrificing quality of care

A team of researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication. Virtual video visits are personal video chats between a health… Read More »