Preventing suicide after psychiatric hospitalization
22 sept. 2022 12h23 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suicide after psychiatric hospitalization is a major concern, particularly within rural populations. The World Health Organization...
Variation in reporting of elective surgeries impacts Patient Safety Indicators
02 août 2022 12h30 HE | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois, August 2, 2022) – Hospital safety is routinely measured via Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs), which can...
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Decreasing 30-day hospital revisits in patients with COVID-19
28 oct. 2021 12h00 HE | 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
21 sept. 2021 12h00 HE | 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
26 août 2021 12h00 HE | 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
27 juil. 2021 12h00 HE | 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
24 juin 2021 12h00 HE | 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...
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Lean management associated with positive hospital performance
27 avr. 2021 12h00 HE | 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...
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Study identifies high-impact postoperative complications in older patients undergoing hip fracture repair
23 mars 2021 12h00 HE | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hip fracture in older patients is common, debilitating and costly.1,2,3 A new study in the April 2021 issue of The Joint Commission Journal...
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Mental health support for health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic
23 févr. 2021 12h00 HE | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented levels of anxiety, insomnia, depression and distress to health care workers, according to...