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Protecting Newborn Patients from In-Hospital Falls

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Protecting Newborn Patients from In-Hospital Falls
When a newborn patient falls in the hospital, it can easily escalate into conditions that cause serious harm to the newborn as well as emotional distress for their parents and caregivers. Recently, The Joint Commission released an advisory discussing various recommendations for healthcare organizations to mitigate the risks of newborn in-hospital falls. What are some steps that your organization can take to avoid these potential falls?
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Scammers impersonate the Chinese Consulate

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Have you gotten a call from someone saying they’re from a Chinese Consulate office? If so, you’re not alone – based on reports to the FTC and the real Chinese Consulates. But here’s the thing: it’s not a Chinese Consulate office calling. It’s a scammer. These callers seem to be reaching people with Chinese last names but, as we know, scammers can change tactics quickly.
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Home. It’s where most of us want to be as we age, become seriously ill or have difficulty getting around. Home is where most of us prefer to stay if we need long-term care. How can you trust in the long-term care you get at home? Organizations that have earned NCQA’s Accreditation for Case Management […]Caring for the Seriously Ill – An Academy to Share Best PracticesCindy Peña
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April’s STD Awareness Month 2018

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Health class was most likely your first lesson in preventing and treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Back then, it seemed like a far-fetched idea that this information would be so valuable, especially in younger years. But times are changing. According to the CDC, there was a total of 110,197,000 new and existing sexually transmitted infections […]April’s STD Awareness Month 2018Colleen Howard
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Last year, we heard from small business owners about their cybersecurity challenges at a series of roundtable discussions the FTC hosted with some of its partners. What we learned is that small business owners need and want information on how to keep their computer systems and business data safe. So we’re planning to provide that to them. Later this year, the FTC will launch a small business education campaign on cybersecurity, in partnership with other federal agencies. We share our plans for ...
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Across the country, budget shortfalls have put pressure on state Medicaid programs that pro­vide most publicly funded long-term service and supports (LTSS). Simultaneously, many people are unprepared for the expenses related to vulnerable populations and their probable need for LTSS. People’s strong preference for aging in place and the growing need for states to save […]Strengthening Care for Vulnerable Populations with Quality MeasuresJessica Briefer French
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Measuring Personal Health Goals: An Opportunity

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - As you know, we’re all about measurement at NCQA. We live by that old credo, if you don’t measure, you can’t improve. You must gauge progress, adjust to improve, and measure again. That’s how health goals are achieved. Simple and effective, right? Whose Goals Are these? The health goals we try so hard to help […]Measuring Personal Health Goals: An OpportunityMatt Brock
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Scammers pretending to be with the FTC or with FTC refund administrators are calling, asking for remote access to your computer. It’s been reported that the scammers are calling specifically about the FTC’s Advanced Tech Support refund program. Their goal is to make you think you are moments away from getting money that’s owed to you – and, to get the money, all you need to do is allow them to connect to your computer. It’s a scam.
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Breaches at Lord & Taylor, Saks, & MyFitnessPal

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Was your information exposed in the latest data breaches at Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, or Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal? If so, here are some steps to take.
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Announcing New York State PCMH Program

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - As health care moves toward a value-based delivery system – paying doctors for the quality of care their patients are receiving and keeping patients healthy – we are also seeing more primary care practices turning to the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model.  NCQA’s PCMH Recognition is the nation’s most widely used program with nearly 15,000 […]Announcing New York State PCMH ProgramCindy Peña
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