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Interactive voice response system improves reporting of adverse events at hospital
November 23, 2021 12:30 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Incident reporting systems (IRSs) allow health care organizations to capture errors and identify near misses by engaging frontline personnel...
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The Joint Commission, Kaiser Permanente name first recipient of Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity
November 02, 2021 11:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A UMass Memorial Health initiative that improved adherence to well-child visits among Black and Latino pediatric patients has been named the...
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Decreasing 30-day hospital revisits in patients with COVID-19
October 28, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented surge in health care resource utilization. To accommodate the influx of patients,...
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Evidence-based green practices and sustainability strategies to reduce operating room waste
September 21, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health care facilities represent a significant source of pollution around the world, contributing to climate change.1,2,3 Operating rooms...
Minitab Launches New Healthcare Module for Minitab Statistical Software
September 14, 2021 09:00 ET | Minitab, LLC
State College, PA, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minitab, LLC, the market leader in data analysis, predictive analytics and process improvement, announced the launch of a new Healthcare Module...
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Financial incentives to enhance participation of resident physicians in quality improvement projects
August 26, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Residents and fellow physicians need to learn how to improve health care systems by recognizing patient safety events and collaborating with...
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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...
Qlarant Continues to Earn CMMI Level 3 Status
April 21, 2021 16:30 ET | Qlarant
Easton, MD, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qlarant today announced that it has concluded its triennial audit and has again achieved CMMI level 3 appraisal status. The appraisal was performed by...
Minitab Launches Minitab Engage (TM) to Accelerate Idea Generation, Innovation and Business Transformation
March 25, 2021 10:00 ET | Minitab, LLC
State College, PA, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minitab, LLC, the market leader in data analysis, predictive analytics and process improvement, announced the launch of Minitab Engage™, the...
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The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources launch new data transparency initiative for health care organizations
January 26, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR), Inc. today announced a new data transparency initiative – DASH™ (Data Analytics...