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Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs

The federal government has cut payments to 769 hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, for the first time counting the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs in assessing penalties. The punishments come in the third year of Medicare penalties for hospitals with patients most frequently suffering from potentially avoidable complications, including … Read entire story.

Source: Kaiser Health News

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