Take 5: Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards

Wednesday December 17, 2014
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The Joint Commission's Medical Director, Ronald Wyatt, M.D. discusses new ISO tubing standards and ways to decreasing the risk of tubing misconnections and increasing patient safety. Listen to Podcast.

 
Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions for Psychiatric Hospitals

In May 2014, The Joint Commission reapplied to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for deeming authority for psychiatric hospitals. Learn More
 
Speak Up: X-rays, MRIs and other medical imaging tests

Medical imaging tests help diagnose health problems. Learn More
 

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Proposed Standards for Integrated Care Certification

Start Date: Dec 05, 2014
End Date: Jan 16, 2015
Program(s): Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The Joint Commission is seeking feedback on standards for an Integrated Care voluntary certification option for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Ambulatory Health... Learn More

 
America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety
 

 

The 2014 report includes 1,224 hospitals that have earned recognition by the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program. These hospitals are leading the way nationally in using evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes.  Annual Report | Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
 

 

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The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends annual influenza vaccinations for all health care personnel to reduce influenza-related morbidity and mortality in health care settings. Kelly Podgorny, R.N., D.N.P. elaborates on The Joint Commission's standards and more. Listen to podcast
 

 

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