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Read the Krasnoff Blog at Krasnoff Quality Management Institute. KQMI is a leader in health care quality improvement. The Krasnoff Institute is pleased to offer the Krasnoff Blog, where Dr. Dlugacz and other KQMI professionals have a voice in addressing policies, reforms and issues currently affecting healthcare organizations and the patients they treat.

Does It Make A Difference If Your Doctor Is A Woman Or A Man?

Many people, when considering a doctor, evaluate whether or not the doctor accepts the insurance the patient has, or perhaps considers his or her credentials, education, certifications, hospital affiliations, convenience of the office, and so on, but a new study, just published in JAMA Internal Medicine (JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(2):206-213. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7875) suggests there is another… Read more »

Why Hack Health Care Data?

In the last few years, millions of health care records have been hacked by cybercriminals, the most recent target (December, 2016) was the lab, Quest Diagnostics, which had 34,000 patient records stolen. Anthem (an insurer) had tens of millions of records stolen from a database that had not been encrypted. Once these records are stolen,… Read more »

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