Severe Maternal Morbidity: Clarification of the New Joint Commission Sentinel Event Policy. Read Statement


Speak Up: Preparing for Surgery

When your doctor recommends surgery, it can make you feel alone and afraid. Taking steps to be prepared will help you feel more in control. 

Podcast: Take 5: Preparing Mentally and Physically for Surgery

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The American Association for Physician Leadership® and The Joint Commission Create New CMO Academy

The CMO Academy is a series of nine online education courses designed for Chief Medical Officers. Learn management and leadership knowledge and skills to be an effective CMO. Learn More
Proposed Revisions to Existing Standards and Elements of Performance for the Nursing Care Center Program

Start Date: Jan 15, 2015
End Date: Feb 26, 2015
Program(s): Nursing Care Center

As part of the ongoing review process for the Nursing Care Center accreditation requirements, staff identified opportunities to improve and clarify several existing accreditation... Learn More

Sustaining and Spreading Improvement in Hand Hygiene Compliance

Hospitals and infection prevention specialists have attempted to achieve high levels of compliance with hand hygiene protocols for many decades. Despite these efforts, measured performance is disappointingly low. Learn More
Prepublication Standards – Diagnostic Imaging Services Requirements

New and revised elements of performance (EPs) for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory health care organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services have been finalized and will go into effect July 1, 2015. Learn More

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“Committed leadership and a strong safety culture are critical components to creating a safe healthcare system that is constantly learning and improving. The Joint Commission’s new Patient Safety Systems Chapter appropriately focuses on these key areas, as well strategies for effective identification and analysis of safety data, proactive risk assessment, the psychological safety of the workforce, and patient engagement.
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