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Smith, S. N., Reichert, H., Ameling, J., & Meddings, J. (2017). Dissecting Leapfrog: How well do leapfrog safe practices scores correlate with hospital compare ratings and penalties, and how much do they matter? Medical Care, 55, 606. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000716
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Provide a 700-1050 word synthesis of this article.
Please include in your discussion
- Articulate the challenges that make healthcare operations unique from other business sectors.
- Capitalize on improving patient care and clinical operations linking outcomes to increase patient satisfaction and quality of care.
- How do healthcare organizations effectively use tools to examine operational efficiencies/deficiencies.
- Define strategies to address contemporary healthcare trends such as evidence-based medicine, value-based purchasing, and pay-for performance
- Finally, add your opinion on whether self-error reporting by hospitals is of any value.
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