Since October 1, 2008, hospitals no longer receive additional payment for cases in which certain select conditions (e.g., foreign object obtained after surgery, UTI) were not present on admission. At present, there are 11 categories of hospital-acquired conditions (HAC). Discuss how you, as either a nurse educator, nurse leader or nurse informaticist can promote the improvement of clinical quality and patient safety through implementation of the rule. Identify your track and be specific in your answer.
The MSN track I am currently in is Family Nurse Practitioner