A look at The Joint Commission
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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.
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.
This month’s column highlights practical tips for navigating the credentialing and privileging process.
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—a Web-based assessment application that enhances the reliability of health care institutions—is described in this month’s column.
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- RPI can be used to improve surgical care
- High reliability science and surgery: The Joint Commission’s Robust Process Improvement methodology
- Safety culture is a great fit for the OR
- Addressing surgeon fatigue and sleep deprivation
- TST: The right operation, on the right patient, in the right location
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- Monitoring OR fires to improve patient safety
- Eisenberg Award presented to ACS NSQIP for quality improvement efforts
- Managing medication in ambulatory surgery centers
- Hospitals continue to improve on surgical care accountability measures
- Surgeons should play leading role in Safety Leadership Rounds
- Updated compendium offers strategies to prevent health care-associated infections
- Hospital Engagement Networks target surgical site infections
- The Joint Commission reports increase in robotic surgery-related sentinel events
- JCI can be a resource for patients receiving care abroad