Center for Transforming Healthcare, SCHA Team Up to Make Health Care More Reliable
February 25, 2013 12:58 ET | Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) today announced the South Carolina...
The Joint Commission and JCR Present the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Conference
February 22, 2013 13:03 ET | Joint Commission Resources
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2013) - Within just the past two years, NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, N.Y., has had to evacuate its staff and patients twice due to Hurricane Irene...
The Joint Commission Publishes Patient and Worker Safety Monograph
November 20, 2012 14:15 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - The Joint Commission today released a free monograph, "Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and...
The Joint Commission Releases "Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care"
October 11, 2012 00:26 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) - Patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness or health problem may find help dealing with their emotional, physical and...
The Joint Commission and JCR's 2012 Home Care Executive Briefings Conference
September 10, 2012 11:49 ET | Joint Commission Resources
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - On October 10 and 11, The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) will host the 2012 Home Care Executive Briefings to provide home care...
The Joint Commission and JCR Host 17th Annual Ambulatory Care Conference
August 29, 2012 00:13 ET | The Joint Commission
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2012) -  Ambulatory health care leaders will gather this November 8-9, 2012, for the 17th Annual Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR)...
New Medical Practice Patient Safety Series From Greenbranch Publishing and Stevens & Lee
July 25, 2012 08:43 ET | Greenbranch Publishing
The Supreme Court of the United States' ruling on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has raised the stakes for healthcare professionals. Patient safety is now not only about...
The Joint Commission's New Speak Up(TM) Video Highlights Patient Rights
June 26, 2012 12:15 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - The Joint Commission is proud to announce the release of its seventh episode in the animated Speak Up™ video series, "Speak Up: Know Your...
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German Study Finds Bacteria on Seventy Percent of Dental Bib Holders
March 19, 2012 13:43 ET | DUX Dental
OXNARD, Calif., March 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week, researchers at the University of Witten/Herdecke in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany released a clinical study indicating that the...
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...