Joint Commission Alert: Preventing Retained Surgical Items
17 oct. 2013 14h17 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) -  The Joint Commission today issued a Sentinel Event Alert urging hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to take a new look at how to avoid...
Improving Health Care Quality, Safety Defies Simple Solutions
10 oct. 2013 12h09 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - A viewpoint published in the October 2013 issue of Health Affairs contends that American health care will not get better or be safer until...
The Joint Commission: Hospitals Still Far From Being Highly Reliable
17 sept. 2013 13h19 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - An article published Sept. 13, 2013, in The Milbank Quarterly urges hospitals to make the substantial changes that will be needed to achieve the...
New Joint Commission Video Offers Advice on Medical Care at Home
10 sept. 2013 13h30 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - A new Joint Commission Speak Up™ video, "Speak Up: At Home," released today, shows people who need medical care at home how to make...
Joint Commission to Offer Behavioral Health Home Certification Option in 2014
15 mai 2013 11h30 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organizations that are establishing behavior health homes as part of nationwide efforts to...
Joint Commission Alert: Medical Device Alarm Safety in Hospitals
08 avr. 2013 13h20 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2013) - The constant beeping of alarms and an overabundance of information transmitted by medical devices such as ventilators, blood pressure monitors...
New Joint Commission Speak Up(TM) Video Tackles Pain
27 févr. 2013 16h22 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2013) - Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of "Speak Up: About Your Pain," an engaging animated video that illustrates the reasons why it...
Center for Transforming Healthcare, SCHA Team Up to Make Health Care More Reliable
25 févr. 2013 12h58 HE | 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...
Joint Commission to Offer Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
20 févr. 2013 12h00 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2013) - The Joint Commission today announced it is now offering a new Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification option for accredited hospitals and...
The Joint Commission Releases "Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care"
11 oct. 2012 00h26 HE | 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...