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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...