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Standardized data collection and training to help reduce health disparities for LGBTQ patients
September 24, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sexual and gender minority individuals experience disparate access to and outcomes within health care, including higher all-cause...
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Leading Healthcare Intelligence News 2020
August 28, 2020 10:29 ET | Research and Markets
Dublin, Aug. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Healthcare Markets, Care Markets and Healthcare Markets international" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Healthcare...
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Palliative care for surgical patients with serious illness reduces hospital length of stay
August 25, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palliative care provides specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. There is growing recognition of the importance...
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Point-of-care ultrasound initiative successful in credentialing emergency physicians
July 23, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
Study in August 2020 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a valuable...
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Interprofessional Teamwork Innovation Model identifies factors to improve patient satisfaction with hospital experience
June 25, 2020 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
Study in July 2020 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There are many professional, cultural and structural...
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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...
NABP Announces Accreditation Program for Home Infusion Therapy Pharmacy
May 12, 2020 13:00 ET | National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
MOUNT PROSPECT, IL, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce the addition of Home Infusion Therapy Pharmacy Accreditation. The...
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Surgical quality improvement initiative reduces postoperative pulmonary complications over decade
April 30, 2020 13:12 ET | The Joint Commission
Study in May 2020 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study in the May issue of The Joint...
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Anticoagulation protocol reduces venous thromboembolisms in patients with traumatic brain injury
March 26, 2020 12:00 ET | The Joint Commission
Study in April 2020 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., March 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading...
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Three-step program increases patient activation and engagement in hospital fall prevention efforts
February 25, 2020 12:00 ET | The Joint Commission
Study in March 2020 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hundreds of thousands of patients fall each year,...