Postpartum hemorrhage cart and medication kit interventions improve response to leading cause of maternal morbidity
25 janv. 2022 12h03 HE | 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
23 nov. 2021 12h30 HE | 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
02 nov. 2021 11h00 HE | 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
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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The Joint Commission and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announce new collaboration to address maternal health
23 juin 2021 11h30 HE | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Joint Commission and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) today announced a new collaboration to help reduce...
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Sleep Hygiene Intervention Improves Sleep for Hospital Patients
25 mai 2021 12h00 HE | Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hospitalized patients often suffer from sleep deprivation due to environmental noise and interruptions from staff.1 A new study in the June...