Increasing patient safety

The Role of Patient Safety in Improving Reimbursement in Healthcare

Dr. Rick Hammer, CEO of SE Healthcare, speaks about the role patient safety plays in improving reimbursement for practices and how rewarding doctors for increased safety can lead to higher quality.

Read a small transcript from the video and click on the video below to view and hear more.

Video Transcript

Rick Hammer, MD: All providers should measure safety.

All providers should know, beyond any reasonable doubt, if they’re safe or not.

And there are certain, specific behaviors that are relatively easy to measure that can lead to mitigating risk of adverse events.

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Anthony Gaenzle

Anthony is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Saxton & Stump, LLC and SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, as well as the founder of the AG Integrated Marketing Blog. He previously served as Director of Marketing for a global content marketing agency and founded AG Integrated Marketing Strategists, serving in a marketing consulting role. Additionally, Anthony is an Adjunct Professor at West Virginia University where he teaches digital marketing courses to students in the Reed College of Media.

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