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Patient Safety Awareness Week: March 2-8, 2014

NPSF is collaborating with the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine and the Cautious Patient Foundation on content related to diagnostic error, including a series of webcasts during the month of March on this topic. Details are still in development.

Additional Offices Achieve SCOPE Certification

Click here to view the latest offices to be recognized by the SCOPE program. Please contact us at scope@acog.org if you would like more information about the program of if you are interested in pursuing certification for your office.

 

 

ICD-10 is COMING!

ICD-10 Implementation Day (by Federal mandate) is October 1, 2014

The transition to ICD-10-CM for physicians and their practices is incredibly complex, expensive, and time consuming. If you have documents that currently use or refer to ICD-9 codes, those documents will be out of date on October 1, 2014.

Medicare Accelerates Plan for Doctors’ Pay

Medicare accelerates plan for doctors’ pay. Program will reward MDs based on quality of their patient's care. Via @Acognews and The Washington Post.

TeamStepps Strategies: Improving Outcomes in the Office Practice

The Hospital Insurance Company, Inc. has created the following video that demonstrates the use of TeamStepps training to improve office safety. Click here to view the instructional video.

MIEC to Offer Reimbursement for SCOPE Certified Offices

For a period of time, Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) will reimburse half of the SCOPE fee to its policyholders whose Ob/Gyn offices successfully complete the SCOPE certification process.

The "3Cs" of Patient Safety

In this article, ProAssurance Risk Management Consultant, Dawn Hagaman, illustrates the importance of Culture, Communication , and Checklists in the office setting. ProAssurance is a proud supporter of the SCOPE program.Click here to view "The '3Cs' of Patient Safety".

Become a SCOPE Site Reviewer!

Make a difference in women's health patient safety! The SCOPE program is looking for enthusiastic volunteers dedicated to improving safety in the office setting to serve as site reviewers.

The SCOPE Team would like to invite YOU to submit applications and or nominations for potential SCOPE Program Reviewers.

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