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The Joint Commission Launches New Assisted Living Community Accreditation Program 
June 03, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Joint Commission today announced the launch of a new Assisted Living Community (ALC) accreditation program. The program will help...
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Lean management associated with positive hospital performance
April 27, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While there is evidence of some progress in patient safety and quality improvement in health care over the last two decades, recognition...
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Study identifies high-impact postoperative complications in older patients undergoing hip fracture repair
March 23, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hip fracture in older patients is common, debilitating and costly.1,2,3 A new study in the April 2021 issue of The Joint Commission Journal...
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New educational campaign from The Joint Commission helps patients advocate for safer surgery
November 17, 2020 14:30 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Joint Commission has released Speak Up™ For Safe Surgery, a new educational campaign to help patients advocate for safer surgery....
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Nurse-led antibiotic stewardship intervention reduces unnecessary urine cultures
October 27, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs) improve patient outcomes and reduce antibiotic resistance. While recent guidance documents have...
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Quality improvement initiative certifies surgical residents as bilingual speakers to improve communication and delivery of care
June 02, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Communication between patients and health care professionals is essential to the safe and effective delivery of health care. More than 60...
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Professional development course improves unprofessional physician behaviors, according to new journal study
January 24, 2020 12:19 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Jan. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unprofessional physician behaviors can result in serious consequences including decreased physician and staff productivity, increased staff...
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Loyal Source’s Travel Nursing Division Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from the Joint Commission
June 11, 2019 09:00 ET | Loyal Source Government Services
ORLANDO, Fla., June 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loyal Source, an Orlando-based staffing agency providing elite contracting staffing services worldwide, today announces it has earned The Joint...
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The Delta Companies Is Recertified by The Joint Commission
November 05, 2018 09:45 ET | The Delta Companies
2018 marks the firm’s 10th consecutive year to receive the prestigious Health Care Staffing Services designation DALLAS, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Delta Companies (TDC), a leading...
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Universal Suicide Screening in Hospitals Can Be Successfully Implemented
December 28, 2017 13:00 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nation’s suicide rate has been increasing over the past decade. Today, it is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.1 Many...