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Ambulatory Surgery Center Associations's Ambulatory Surgery Center Map

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) has created a state-by-state map to locate your state’s association contact details.

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Assessing Patient Health Information Needs for Developing Consumer Health IT Tools

This is a recorded webinar hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, featuring three topics, including a how-to on using reminders for people with type 2 diabetes. This presentation spans 1.5 hours.

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Collect Self-Identified Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Quick Reference Guide for Providers

Designed to companion the Race, Ethnicity, and Language Collection form, this handy PDF guide for providers instructs on how to apply the form.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Continuing Education

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control now offers two continuing education courses for healthcare providers, entitled: "Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality." One version is intended for primary care providers, and the other is...

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Global Modified Safe Surgery Checklists

SafeSurg.org provides examples of modified checklists from hospitals from various countries around the world.

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Guide to Preventing Readmissions Among Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health has released a Guide to Preventing Readmissions among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries. This guide is designed to help hospital leaders and stakeholders identify and root causes and solutions to prevent...

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How Can Certified Health IT Help My Practice?

This section of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health IT Playbook describes the importance if certified heath IT to your practice and how the application programming interface (API) can ease information exchange.

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Medicare Learning Network Preventive Services Interactive Tool

The Medicare Learning Network has created an interactive site providing coding and coverage information for all covered preventive services. Note that this is best viewed using the Internet Explorer browser.

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Quality ID #226: Tobacco Screening and Cessation Intervention

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) features the Quality ID #226: Preventive Care and Screening: Tobaco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention measure as a PDF file on its website.

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Safe Surgery Checklist

The World Health Organization surgical safety checklist identifies three phases of an operation, each corresponding to a specific period in the normal flow of work: Before the induction of anaesthesia (“sign in”), before the incision of the skin (“time out”), and before the...

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