Monthly Archives: October 2011

ASHE Advisory: ASHE Position on CMS Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule October 18, 2011, that could affect many ASHE members and save hospitals across the country billions of dollars. The rule would revise the Medicare Conditions of Participation, which hospitals must follow to qualify for reimbursement from the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The rule […]

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ASHE Advisory: New FDA Initiative Aims to Prevent Surgical Fires

ASHE is one of several organizations partnering with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a new initiative to prevent surgical fires. The Preventing Surgical Fires project aims to increase awareness of factors that contribute to these preventable fires and to promote the adoption of risk reduction strategies throughout the health care community. An […]

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