A look at The Joint Commission
Credentialing and privileging: Five tips for ASCs(Comments Off on Credentialing and privileging: Five tips for ASCs)
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.
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.
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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- 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
- A new direction for “A look at The Joint Commission”
- 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
- New draft guideline to prevent SSI
- Renewed awareness of infection control during surgery