EQUIP: The Verdict Is In!

EQUIP Year 1. There were 8,486 annual MQSA inspections between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 new results reveal 43% of those inspections had one or more EQUIP deficiencies!  The educational year for the EQUIP Initiative ended on March 2, 2018.  Now inspections performed at MQSA facilities with EQUIP deficiencies are being issued Level 2 violations.  There still seems to be more questions than … Continue reading EQUIP: The Verdict Is In!

AI is in the New Race for Space.

“Last century machines proved they could replace human muscle.  This century, technologies are proving they can outperform human left brains – they can execute sequential, reductive, computational work better, faster and more accurately than even those with the highest IQs.” (Chaffee, 44) Consider lawyers for example, dozens of inexpensive, if not free, legal services and documents are available at the click of the mouse.  Whereas … Continue reading AI is in the New Race for Space.

Did you know? It’s in your hands!

Did you know?  It is estimated that there are over 1.7 million cases of healthcare associated infections (HAI) at any given time just in the U.S.  Healthcare workers are often the conduit, or culprit, for the spread of these infections.  100,000 deaths related to HAI’s could have been prevented and the healthcare costs of $20 billion could be saved. It is easy to understand that … Continue reading Did you know? It’s in your hands!