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Value-Based Purchasing Patient Safety Webinar to Be Held Dec. 14

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services will host a Dec. 14 webinar on the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program, addressing surgical site infection rates for colon surgeries and abdominal hysterectomies within the Hospital VBP program. The webinar will include health care-associated infection standard population updates from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and methods to improve surgical site infection standardized infection ratios. Webinar slides will be available for download from www.qualityreportingcenter.com under “Upcoming Events” the day before the presentation. Registration is available online

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