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Take a Stand Against Patient Falls
NEW! Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool®

Thursday July 30, 2015

 

Developed by the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, the NEW Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) is a unique online application. Hospitals that helped develop the new Preventing Falls TST® reduced patient falls rates by 35% and falls with injury rates by 62%. Now, Joint Commission-accredited organizations may experience the same success. Learn more.
 

 

Implementing Hospital Respiratory Protection Programs: Strategies from the Field

Implementing Hospital Respiratory Protection Programs: Strategies from the Field

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Enhance safety for both workers and patients – Check out this educational monograph and learn how to improve your hospital’s respiratory protection program. Showcases specific examples of innovative strategies shared by hospitals to address common implementation challenges. Learn More
 

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Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS

Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, National Patient Safety Foundation - President
Boston, MA

"“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..." Full Testimonial
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James Bagian, MD, PE

James Bagian, MD, PE, University of Michigan - Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety
Ann Arbor, MI

"“The new Patient Safety Systems Chapter clearly makes the point that safety is a property that is rooted in the systems and processes that an organization employs. The chapter..." Full Testimonial
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Patient Safety Systems Chapter for the Hospital program

Patient Safety Systems Chapter for the Hospital program

"Patient Safety Systems" (PS) chapter as shown in the 2015 Update 1 to the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. Learn More
 

AHA Physician Leadership Education Report

AHA Physician Leadership Education Report

The "Physician Leadership Education" white paper, published by the American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF), examines how hospitals and health systems can develop effective physician leaders to build a more accountable and efficient health delivery system. Learn More
 
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“The new Patient Safety Systems Chapter clearly makes the point that safety is a property that is rooted in the systems and processes that an organization employs. The chapter provides organizations information that they can use to develop a comprehensive approach to create a successful patient safety- oriented organization.” Read More

James Bagian, MD, PE
Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety
University of Michigan

“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. Read More

Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS
President
National Patient Safety Foundation

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