The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Under New CMS Hospital Care Rating Methodology, More Hospitals Earn Highest & Lowest Ratings
About 10% of hospitals in the United States earned a five-star overall rating on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website after CMS updated its rating methodology. This compares to about 2% under the previous methodology. Four key enhancements were made to the Overall Star Rating methodology for the December 2017 ratings, which include:
For latent variable models, adaptive quadrature was evaluated, rather than non-adaptive quadrature.
Hospital summary scores are not winsorized, meaning that extremely good scores and extremely bad scores were not set to the lower limits of the . . .