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Credentialing and privileging: Five tips for ASCs(Comments Off on Credentialing and privileging: Five tips for ASCs)

February 1, 2016

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.

RPI can be used to improve surgical care

The Targeted Solutions Tool is an online application that may be used by project leaders to engage in process improvement in hand hygiene, hand-off communication, safe surgery, and other areas.

High reliability science and surgery: The Joint Commission’s Robust Process Improvement methodology

How surgeons can apply high reliability concepts, such as The Joint Commission’s Robust Process Improvement methodology, is the focus of this month’s column.


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