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The Joint Commission today released an “R3 Report” for the new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) that requires accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals to improve the safety of their clinical alarm systems.
The Joint Commission today released a new Speak Up™ video titled, “Ask Your Advocate to Speak Up,” to illustrate the important role health care advocates play in patient treatment.
Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, “What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia,” that provides facts about forgetfulness.
The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Health Care accreditation program today announced that more than 100 organizations have achieved its Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification option over the past two years. These organizations currently serve more than 3.2 million patients at 1,008 sites of care in 35 states as well as in Puerto Rico.
The Joint Commission's 2013 Annual Report recognizes 1,099 “Top Performer” hospitals.
The Joint Commission and the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) today announced a strategic alliance to improve quality of care and patient safety at community clinics and health centers in California.
The Joint Commission today announced an updated version of the free Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS) continuing education (CE) course for physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses. SIRAS was developed under a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Joint Commission.
Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert: Preventing Retained Surgical Items
CareMinders® Home Care, Inc., receives the 2013 Enterprise Champion for Quality award.
"The Milbank Quarterly" article urges specific actions to improve patient safety.
New Joint Commission video offers advice on medical care at home.
The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) will host the 2013 Home Care Executive Briefings October 9-10 at the Joint Commission headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. to provide home health and hospice leaders with the latest information on improving their transitions of care, accreditation compliance, and fire prevention and safety.