April 3, 2013
Joint Commission Online is The Joint Commission's weekly newsletter and is posted every Wednesday.
The Safe Injection Practices Coalition provides materials for health care providers and patients as a reminder that insulin pens and similar devices for diabetes medications are meant for one person only and should never be shared.
The Sentinel Event Alert newsletter identifies specific sentinel events or organizational environments conducive to system breakdowns leading to sentinel events, describes their common underlying causes, and suggests steps to prevent future occurrences.
The Joint Commission website now features a Quality Improvement Tools web page.
Urgent care centers that are not yet accredited by The Joint Commission are invited to attend a free webinar at noon (CT) Tuesday, May 7.
See what's new on The Joint Commission website.