OPINION: Protect Patients & Even The Playing Field For All NJ Hospitals

Hospital patients have enough on their minds. While being wheeled into the operating room, they’ll often be anxiety-ridden, pondering questions such as: “Will my procedure go smoothly? Will there be complications? Will I be in pain when I wake up?” One thing, however, that patients should not have to wonder about at moments like this, when positive thinking is paramount, is who is monitoring the hospital’s spending of its public funding dollars and ensuring that the patient receives the highest possible quality of care.