A look at The Joint Commission
Summarizes the findings of a study that implemented a quality improvement model in the perioperative setting.
Summarizes the findings of a study that underscores the critical role clear communication plays in patient care, particularly for patients with limited English proficiency.
Outlines best practices for reducing errors in the surgical specimen collection process, including standard specimen triage and transport practices.
Evidence-based green practices and sustainability strategies to reduce waste in the OR are summarized.
The aim of the Speak Up Against Discrimination program—to help patients and their advocates become active in their care—is outlined.
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