An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the U.S.
Less than 1% of hospital and health system boards have a nurse as a voting member. @TJCommission chief nursing officer Mark Pelletier blogs on @NursesonBoards coalition and their work to increase RN seats in the board room.
Speak Up™ for Your Rights campaign offers patients the necessary education materials to self-advocate. View the infographic and video and share with your patients.
#Hospitals and #CriticalAccessHospitals , here is what you need to know about the 2020 ORYX requirements.
If used correctly, public reporting of health care quality has the potential to improve patient outcomes and welfare. Read more in this #NAMPerspectives commentary about challenges and potential solutions:
New threat to patients and staff regarding #MRI . New, prefilled syringes of Dilaudid and morphine in ‘Simplist’ packaging contain a small, ferromagnetic canister that prevents drug oxidation. Syringes can be attracted to the MRI with considerable force.
The United States ranks 65th among industrialized nations in terms of #maternalmorbidity . @TJCommission developed 13 new elements of performance, effective July 1, 2020, aimed at #SavingLives during #pregnancy and postpartum periods.
Our 2017 annual report showcases increased #eCQM reporting and participation from America’s hospitals:
#Nurses , you have the most dangerous job in America. Get familiar with our workplace violence prevention resources.
Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018 is in full swing! The Joint Commission's Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation demonstrates their enthusiasm for #ptsafety . #PSAW18 #WeAreAllPatients #UnitedforPatientSafety
There is quite the financial impact from healthcare avoidable conditions. From Ann Blouin's #ACHE2016 session