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Overlook Medical Center in Summit recognized by U.S. News and World Report (nj.com)
U.S. News & World Report again recognized Overlook Medical Center among the best hospitals in central New Jersey and as a “Best Regional Hospital” for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as reported in the publication’s annual Best Hospitals list for 2014-15.
CMS awards 14 additional contracts under QIO program restructuring (ahanws.com) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today awarded 14 Quality Improvement Organizations five-year contracts to work with health care providers on strategic quality initiatives and provide technical assistance to participants in CMS value-based purchasing programs. Each of the recipients, known as Quality Innovation Network-QIOs, will work with providers in specific states.
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Support of Single GME Accreditation System (osteopathic.org) Delegates representing the nation’s more than 104,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students voted today to support a decision by the AOA Board of Trustees to pursue a new, single accreditation system for graduate medical education.
Leapfrog releases 2013 annual survey results, gets record hospital participation (feircehealthcare.com) The Leapfrog Group released results from its 2013 annual survey today, examining key hospital safety and quality elements at a record 37 percent of hospitals across the country.