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April 1, 2016

This month’s column describes how the Memorial Hermann Health System used The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare’s Targeted Solutions Tool to improve compliance with hand hygiene guidelines.

Improvements continue in surgical care accountability measures

An overview of the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures program and the accountability measures data that determine Top Performer designation are provided in this month’s column.

Credentialing and privileging: Five tips for ASCs

This month’s column highlights practical tips for navigating the credentialing and privileging process.

Antibiotic resistance causing issues for surgical patients

An overview on prescribing antibiotics safely to surgical patients is provided by Lisa Waldowski, MS, APRN, CIC, The Joint Commission’s infection control specialist.

Oro 2.0

The high reliability journey: A look in the mirror with Oro 2.0

Oro 2.0—a Web-based assessment application that enhances the reliability of health care institutions—is described in this month’s column.


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