A look at The Joint Commission
A look at The Joint Commission: Sentinel Event Alert focuses on developing a reporting culture by learning from close calls(0)
This month’s column examines the development of a culture of safety specifically through the analysis of reporting close calls in patient care.
This month’s column examines the methodology of a recently released study on the value of health care accreditation.
A new educational tool from The Joint Commission— Case example #2—helps users identify risk factors and improve processes related to wrong site surgery.
The partnership between The Joint Commission and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, which includes the Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certification program is summarized.
This month’s column addresses the benefits of effectively using rapid response system calls for elderly patients who suffer from chronic illnesses.
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- Surgeons well-positioned to champion high reliability
- Joint Commission changes how it assesses safety culture
- Joint Commission issues alert on violence prevention in the health care workplace
- Advancing health equity in hospitals
- Stemming the tide of violence
- Surgeons as second victims: Clinicians may experience trauma after adverse events
- Joint Commission now citing individual hand hygiene failures
- Joint Commission publishes 2018 National Patient Safety Goals
- Study shows postimplementation audits lead to improved enhanced recovery pathway compliance
- Are handoff communications a common problem for your OR team?
- Joint Commission details new pain assessment, management standards in R3 Report
- Noise and distractions in the OR can affect patient, staff safety
- The Joint Commission releases new measures for hip and knee replacement operations
- Improper sterilization and high-level disinfection of equipment challenges organizations
- Joint Commission releases data on challenging requirements for OBS practices