The Joint Commission is hosting the 5th International Conference on “High Reliability: Seeking Reliability Through Operations, Attitudes and Measuring Success,” May 21-23, 2013, at The Joint Commission Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. The conference will facilitate an exciting multi-industry exchange of tested approaches to achieving consistent levels of excellence over long periods of time, that is, high reliability.
On Monday, The Joint Commission enterprise launched a health care-associated infections (HAI) electronic portal that provides a number of HAI resources. The “HAI Portal” is a joint effort of The Joint Commission enterprise which includes the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, Joint Commission Resources, and Joint Commission International.
April 16, 2012, is the Fifth Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day created to inspire, educate and empower the public and health care providers about the importance of advance care planning. One of the objectives of NHDD is to improve the ability of health care facilities and providers to offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance health care planning to their patients.
Join Joint Commission representatives for a free teleconference on Thursday, April 26, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CST. The teleconference will highlight some of the most challenging standards in the laboratory field, such as personnel qualifications for non-waived testing, competency, calibration verification and much more
Customers and other interested parties are invited to comment on the standards via an online form on The Joint Commission website. The Joint Commission is interested in knowing which standards our customers and stakeholders value the most, and those which they consider to be of questionable value to the delivery of quality health care