radioaustralia.net.au - Banyak rumah sakit umum (RSU) di Australia yang tidak berhasil memenuhi target memperpendek masa tunggu di ruang gawat darurat (ICU serta daftar tunggu operasi yang tidak mendesak.
Forbes.com - American physicians live deep in a culture of quality. From their first class in medical school to the care they give to every patient every day, physicians seek to provide the highest level and quality of medical care. They document all patient-related information and are measured by their peers as well as by government and non-governmental bodies to ensure that they maintain that standard of care.
Jakarta (sinarharapan.co) - Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) mengawasi program Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) yang dikelola Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial (BPJS) Kesehatan.
Pasalnya, dana sekitar Rp 40 triliun untuk program tersebut dikhawatirkan rawan dikorupsi. KPK menyebutkan, salah satu potensi korupsi terdapat pada biaya berobat. Rumah Sakit (RS) dinilai bisa menggelembungkan biaya perawatan pasien.
urmc.rochester.edu - A new study disputes the effectiveness of mortality as a measure of the quality of care provided by hospitals to stroke patients. The paper – which was simultaneously presented today at the International Stroke Conference in San Diego and published in the journal Stroke – found that use of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders differ widely between hospitals and that this variation can significantly skew a hospital’s quality “ranking” based on mortality.