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Friday 6:45 CST, January 30, 2015

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Issue Details



Performance measurement


Patient safety


New Speak Up™ video tackles pain

On February 27, The Joint Commission released “Speak Up: About Your Pain,” an engaging animated video that illustrates why it is important for patients to speak up about their pain and provides easy-to-understand examples for the general public. The video’s main characters, Henry and Julie, experience different kinds of pain: aching, throbbing, dull, shooting and cramping.




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Free CDC webinar: Challenges in the management of opioid-using patients in EDs

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sponsoring a free webinar, "Challenges in the Management of Opioid-Using Patients in Emergency Departments," on March 13 at 12:30-2 p.m. ET.


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