The Joint Commission and JCR Present the 2012 Emergency Preparedness Conference
January 30, 2012 12:32 ET | Joint Commission Resources
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2012) - On May 22, 2011, St. John's Regional Medical Center was devastated by an EF5 tornado when it tore through Joplin, Missouri. Despite the odds, the...
Joint Commission Resources Awarded Funds to Improve Hospital Care and Patient Safety
December 15, 2011 15:46 ET | The Joint Commission
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Dec 15, 2011) - Joint Commission Resources (JCR) is one of 26 leading health care organizations that will work with hospitals to make health care safer and less costly...
Joint Commission Focuses on Improving Care for LGBT Patients
November 08, 2011 14:36 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - A new field guide from The Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment that contributes to...
Joint Commission and SGS Form an Alliance to Offer Coordinated Accreditation and ISO Certification Option
November 02, 2011 13:33 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - The Joint Commission and SGS Group are joining forces to offer hospitals and critical access hospitals in the United States the option of pursuing...
CMS Recognizes The Joint Commission's Critical Access Hospital Accreditation
October 19, 2011 12:08 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 19, 2011) - The Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has again granted The Joint Commission deeming...
"Dexter The Dancing Horse" Launches at Children's Hospital Oakland
October 14, 2011 19:15 ET | Author & Publisher Candis Kattenburg
ORINDA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 14, 2011) - When children face adversity, hope might come to them with the knowledge that others have also prevailed. That was the driving force in author Candy...
Bridge Bank Provides $2.5 Million Line of Credit to Image Stream Medical, Inc.
October 03, 2011 06:00 ET | Bridge Capital Holdings
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in...
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2012
August 16, 2011 16:27 ET | American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Mary Stahl becomes board president Maureen Seckel, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Del., and Teri Lynn Kiss, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Alaska, begin terms as secretary and...
New Joint Commission Educational Tool Helps Hospitals Create a Smoke-Free Campus
April 13, 2011 11:04 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 2011) - More and more hospitals are recognizing the value of promoting a healthy, smoke-free image in their community. In recent years, hospitals...
JCR and The Joint Commission Host the 2011 Emergency Preparedness Conference
April 11, 2011 14:20 ET | Joint Commission
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2011) - Being in the middle of a large scale emergency is the last thing most health care organizations want to imagine. But emergency plans need to be in place...