News & Announcements
- Posted on 07/10/2014
The Nebraska Hospital Association Research and Educational Foundation (NHAREF) is proud to announce the 18 recipients of the NHAREF 2014 Health Care Career Scholarship Program.
- Posted on 07/02/2014
Nebraska will receive nearly $1.4 million out of the $840 million in grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue improving emergency preparedness of state and local public health and health care systems.
- Posted on 07/01/2014
NHA testimony submitted Monday, June 30, 2014, to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) regarding its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year 2015.
- Posted on 06/12/2014
This paper presents findings and discussions from the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) annual ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit held in April in Washington, D.C.
It includes short-term issues related to the recent delay in implementation, summarizes current thinking about opportunities for leveraging ICD-10-CM/PCS data and challenges in achieving timely ICD-10 readiness and it includes discussion of the opportunities presented by the delay and AHIMA’s recommendations for actions to maintain the momentum and position stakeholders to successfully transition to and implement ICD-10 on Oct. 1, 2015.
For information about ICD-10 in Nebraska, visit www.NebraskaICD10.org.
Leaders in Quality: Nemaha County Hospital, Auburn
Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn worked to achieve DNV accreditation.
DNV worked with Nemaha County Hospital to effectively manage the hospital's risk and improve its health care delivery.
DNV worked with Nemaha County Hospital to help identify, assess and manage the hospital's risk and to enhance patient safety and quality by consolidating its policies and forms to ensure best practices are followed.