The Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity now accepting applications
May 03, 2022 12:00 ET | The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of their shared commitment to move the needle on healthcare disparities, The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente are now...
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CPS’ Brian Beckett and Chris Beebe Appointed to The Joint Commission Advisory Council
March 17, 2022 09:00 ET | Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
DUBLIN, Ohio, March 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CPS Solutions, LLC (CPS), one of the nation’s largest hospital and health systems solutions providers, is pleased to share that The Joint Commission...
Postpartum hemorrhage cart and medication kit interventions improve response to leading cause of maternal morbidity
January 25, 2022 12:03 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal morbidity in the United States. Delayed treatment of PPH, including due to...
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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...
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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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Implementing Universal Screening to Identify Suicide Risk in Pediatric Patients
July 27, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that 17.2% of high school students in the United States had seriously considered suicide in the...
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Positive Leadership WalkRounds improve health care worker well-being and safety culture
June 24, 2021 12:00 ET | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interventions to decrease burnout in health care are urgently needed. A new study in the July 2021 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on...