I urge anyone committed to improving health care quality to read this case study from Texas Children’s Hospital’s Pavilion for Women, which outlines how the organization reduced the use of episiotomies by more than 60 percent in five years. Today, these surgical incisions — which increase complications and maternal deaths — are used in just 3.4 […]

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You’ll likely see widespread press coverage today on how New Jersey hospitals performed in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. We did very well — with the highest percentage of A hospitals. But equally important, in my perspective, is that New Jersey had the highest rate of participation in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey among regions with more than […]

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