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A look at The Joint Commission

Improving professionalism among physicians and surgeons(0)

April 1, 2020

Strategies for monitoring and minimizing stressors that can lead to unprofessional behavior are outlined in this month’s column, including promoting peer accountability and support.

A look at The Joint Commission

Joint Commission resources available to detect, prevent workplace violence

The Joint Commission’s Workplace Violence Prevention Resources, including assessment tools to recognize aggressive patient behavior, are outlined in this month’s column.

The Joint Commission

Revisiting To Err Is Human 20 years later

This month’s column examines the seminal report To Err Is Human, published two decades ago by the National Academy of Medicine, within the context of modern day, quality-related challenges.

The Joint Commission

New Speak Up campaign focuses on patients’ rights

A new Speak Up campaign educates individuals on patient rights and how to be their own best advocates.

The Joint Commission

Retained foreign bodies and wrong site surgery continue to be a challenge

This month’s article identifies the two most frequently reported types of sentinel events for the first half of 2019: foreign bodies and wrong site surgery.


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