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2016 Las Vegas Education Events

Joint Commission Names Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, First Patient Safety Officer

Ronald M. Wyatt, MD, MHA, is the first appointee to the newly created position of patient safety officer, reflecting The Joint Commission's commitment to promoting a safe and high-quality health care system with a goal of zero patient harm. Learn More


The new High-Level Disinfection (HLD) and Sterilization BoosterPak is now available. The goal of this helpful resource is to ensure practices follow regulatory standards and evidence-based guidelines for HLD and sterilization to minimize the potential risk of infection transmission to patients. Learn More
Modern Healthcare Q&A with Joint Commission CEO


Joint Commission CEO Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare magazine about a wide range of issues, from changes to our recognition program to the overall safety of health care today. His insights are available in a Q&A and a podcast. Learn More
Using the Targeted Solutions Tool® to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance Is Associated with Decreased Health Care–Associated Infections

The January 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on how Memorial Hermann Health System used the Center for Transforming Healthcare’s hand hygiene tool to reduce health care-associated infections. Learn More
Comment on draft performance measures for Total Hip & Total Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission invites comment through February 5, 2016 on specifications for six draft performance measures which will be used to enhance performance measurement requirements for the Total Hip/Total Knee Replacement Advanced Disease Specific Certification program. Learn More
High Reliability: The Path to Zero Harm

The Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Healthcare Executive magazine features an article by Dr. Erin DuPree, CMO and vice president of the Center for Transforming Healthcare, on the path to high reliability. Read her perspective on how health care organizations can implement the steps toward achieving Zero Harm. Learn More

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