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April 1, 2020

CMS measure specification: Hospital Harm – Hypoglycemia.

In by Susan Lawrence

What do you need to know about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed hypoglycemia measure? Measure Intent Better Quality of Care This measure would incentivize hospitals to implement clinical workflows that facilitate evidence-based management of diabetes to reduce the likelihood of hypoglycemia events. Improved Patient Outcomes This measure may result in fewer patients experiencing adverse events associated …

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January 1, 2018

Hypoglycemia in the hospital. Why is it costing you millions and what can you do?

In by Susan Lawrence

Two Case Studies Presented at IHI National Forum Demonstrate Use of Glytec’s Technology and Services Leads to Improved Glycemic Outcomes Hypoglycemia in the hospital is common, costly, extremely serious and largely preventable. It is a major safety concern impacting patients with and without diabetes across all service lines. Download this comprehensive eBook and learn everything you need to know about …

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October 1, 2016

Hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients: Key issues and the prospect of a publicly-reported measure. Dr. Greg Maynard of UC Davis Medical Center.

In by Heather DelCarpini

TOPIC TIME STAMP 00:00 Main Messages Concerning Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients 00:44 Association Between Hypoglycemia and Adverse Drug Events 01:46 Four Primary Causes of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia 02:23 Devastating Effects of Hypoglycemia: A Real Patient Story 03:07 Frequency of Recurrent Hypoglycemia 04:34 Steps for Reducing Incidence of Hypoglycemia 05:14 Benefits of Computerized Glucose Management 06:10 Public Reporting for Hypoglycemia 06:53 Final …