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Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Patient Safety, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Patient Safety Fact Sheets, CAUTI

01/13/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

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SHEA and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) jointly published these science-based and practical recommendations for acute care hospitals for the prevention of common HAIs. The document represents practical recommendations by the leading champions in infection prevention and health

Related Topics: VAP, HAI General, CAUTI, CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, NPSG, Surgical Site Infection, MDRO, MRSA

01/12/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsed Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures

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In January 2004, the National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed a compilation of nursing-sensitive care performance measures. The measures were identified through the NQF consensus development process within a framework that organized the measures into categories and provided a structure to define. . .

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Other Measures, CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, CAUTI, VAP

02/10/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 2 - CAUTI

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

 
Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

Related Topics: Newsletter, R3 Report (Newsletter), National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, CAUTI, HAI

09/28/2011