Understanding design implications of healthcare reform's next step

November 12, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program is tied to quality outcomes and mandated by the Affordable Care Act, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website. Design teams can make important evidence-based design contributions to help reduce the targeted HACs and, as a result, reduce patient harm and help owners improve reimbursement results, the article said.

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