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New SAFE CARE Program to Provide Patient Education at Bedside and While Receiving Care

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Encouraging patients and their families to take an active role in their health care by becoming involved and informed is critical. In celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 4-10, a unique patient safety education program will be released to provide patients and their families with instant access to current patient safety videos at their bedside and while receiving care.

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02/29/2012

Speak Up: What you should know about stroke

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Knowing the early signs and risk factors for stroke and understanding that a stroke is a "brain attack" requiring immediate action can significantly improve a patient’s recovery and prevent future strokes, according to The Joint Commission's new Speak Up: "What You Should Know About Stroke" educational campaign.

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02/01/2012

The Joint Commission Releases Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care

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Patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness or health problem may find help dealing with their emotional, physical and spiritual concerns by turning to palliative care, according to The Joint Commission’s new educational campaign “Speak Up™: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care.”

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10/10/2012

Behavioral Health Care

The Joint Commission Launches Educational Campaign on Adult Depression

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The Joint Commission has launched a new Speak Up™ campaign during Mental Health Awareness Month to help people become better informed about the common warning signs of adult depression, how to get the most out of treatments for depression, and advice for how to speak up if they or a loved one needs help.

Related News: Behavioral Health Care, Speak Up, News Releases, Depression

05/21/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, International Certification, International Accreditation, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Palliative Care

The Joint Commission Releases New Speak Up™ Video on Important Role of Health Care Advocates

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The Joint Commission today released a new Speak Up™ video titled, “Ask Your Advocate to Speak Up,” to illustrate the important role health care advocates play in patient treatment.

Related News: Patient Safety, Speak Up, News Releases, Speak Up Videos, Advocate

11/25/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services

The Joint Commission’s New Speak Up™ Brochure Offers Advice about Memory Problems and Dementia

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Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, “What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia,” that provides facts about forgetfulness.

Related News: Speak Up, News Releases, Dementia, Memory Problems

11/13/2013

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