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Joint Commission changes how it assesses safety culture(0)

September 1, 2018

Summarizes enhancements made to the assessment of an organization’s safety culture during the accreditation process.

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Joint Commission issues alert on violence prevention in the health care workplace

Factors associated with health workplace violence, including understaffing and unrestricted public access to hospital rooms and clinics, are summarized.

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Advancing health equity in hospitals

Strategies for achieving health care equity, which contributes to improved surgical outcomes, are outlined.

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Stemming the tide of violence

The ACS and The Joint Commission’s perspectives on the issue of violence prevention, including education, trauma system development, and establishing processes to ensure patient and employee safety, are summarized.

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Surgeons as second victims: Clinicians may experience trauma after adverse events

Identifies coping strategies for surgeons who are second victims after an adverse event.


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