Nurse communication can boost hospital performance on VBP programs

05/7/2013

An analysis of data from more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals found that better communication between nurses and patients could affect 15% of hospitals' value-based purchasing incentive payments. Improvements in nurse communication were linked to higher scores in pain management, communication on medication, patient experience and staff responsiveness, the report from Press Ganey Associates said.

View Full Article in:

Nurse.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY