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facebook (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/591560174353296/?ref=bookmarks

Discussion context: Words of appreciation and closing the Quality & Safety community on GHDonline

Date: 28 Jun, 2016

Posted by: Ioana Popescu

LinkedIn (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8521121

Discussion context: Words of appreciation and closing the Quality & Safety community on GHDonline

Date: 28 Jun, 2016

Posted by: Ioana Popescu

To Your Health Hospital discharge: It’s one of the most dangerous periods for patients (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/04/29/from-hospital-to-home-a-dangerous-transition-for-many-patients/

Discussion context: Dangerous Transitions: "Home with services"

Date: 29 May, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

TRACT (external URL)

Link leads to: http://internationalgme.org/TRACT/IGME_TRACT_2015.htm

Discussion context: Measuring and Improving quality of Primary Care in LMICs-looking for help

Date: 10 Apr, 2016

Posted by: David Cawthorpe

Health Care on Aisle 7 (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_briefs/2010/RAND_RB9491-1.pdf

Discussion context: Retail Clinics and Healthcare Costs and Quality

Date: 31 Mar, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Retail Clinic Visits For Low-Acuity Conditions Increase Utilization And Spending (external URL)

Link leads to: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/3/449.full.pdf

Discussion context: Retail Clinics and Healthcare Costs and Quality

Date: 31 Mar, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Parent-Reported Errors and Adverse Events in Hospitalized Children (external URL)

Link leads to: http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2498405

Discussion context: Can Parents Help Identify Error in Their Children's Care?

Date: 29 Mar, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.massgeneralcenterforglobalhealth.org/camtech/zika-hack-a-thon/

Discussion context: Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Date: 18 Mar, 2016

Posted by: Amy Wachler

Engaging patients through open notes: an evaluation using mixed methods (external URL)

Link leads to: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/6/1/e010034.full

Discussion context: Engaging Patients Through Open Notes

Date: 29 Feb, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Readmissions, Observation, and Improving Hospital Care (external URL)

Link leads to: https://blogs.sph.harvard.edu/ashish-jha/2016/02/26/readmissions-observation-and-improving-hospital-care/

Discussion context: Reductions in Readmission NOT Due to Increase in Obs Status

Date: 26 Feb, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Readmissions, Observation, and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1513024

Discussion context: Reductions in Readmission NOT Due to Increase in Obs Status

Date: 24 Feb, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Is Observation Status Substituting For Hospital Readmission? (external URL)

Link leads to: http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2015/10/28/is-observation-status-substituting-for-hospital-readmission/

Discussion context: Readmissions Revisited... Again

Date: 29 Jan, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

CMS - Guide to Preventing Readmissions Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/Downloads/OMH_Readmissions_Guide.pdf

Discussion context: Readmissions Revisited... Again

Date: 28 Jan, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

The Incidental Economist - Readmissions Revisits (external URL)

Link leads to: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/readmissions-revisited/

Discussion context: Readmissions Revisited... Again

Date: 28 Jan, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Understanding Medicare Hospital Readmission Rates And Differing Penalties Between Safety-Net And Other Hospitals (external URL)

Link leads to: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/1/124.short

Discussion context: Readmissions Revisited... Again

Date: 28 Jan, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/17/opinion/sunday/how-measurement-fails-doctors-and-teachers.html?_r=0

Discussion context: Hitting the targets, but missing the point: Is Measurement Failing Doctors?

Date: 25 Jan, 2016

Posted by: William Martinez

Is There a Role for Expired Medications in Developing Countries? by Dr. Karen Coffey (external URL)

Link leads to: http://cpj.sagepub.com/content/52/1/7.short

Discussion context: Medication Expiration

Date: 31 Dec, 2015

Posted by: William Martinez

The problem with Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles (external URL)

Link leads to: http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/early/2015/12/22/bmjqs-2015-005076.extract

Discussion context: Problems with PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act) Cycles in Healthcare

Date: 31 Dec, 2015

Posted by: William Martinez

The Price Ain’t Right? Hospital Prices and Health Spending on the Privately Insured (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.healthcarepricingproject.org/sites/default/files/pricing_variation_manuscript_0.pdf

Discussion context: Health Care’s Price Conundrum

Date: 27 Dec, 2015

Posted by: William Martinez

Health Care’s Price Conundrum (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/health-cares-cost-conundrum-squared

Discussion context: Health Care’s Price Conundrum

Date: 27 Dec, 2015

Posted by: William Martinez