Easing the Burden: Healthcare Providers are Crying Out for Relief. Is the Government Listening?
In a 2017 report, Regulatory Overload: Assessing the Regulatory Burden of Health Systems, Hospitals and Post-acute Care Providers, the American Hospital Association explores the tension between providing high-quality care and the need for governmental oversight, addressing how the two goals often collide rather than work in tandem. Is it possible to reduce the burden and protect patient safety and outcomes? In this article, we discuss the outcomes of the research and explore potential problems and solutions to addressing the weight of compliance regulation. Download this article to learn more.