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Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care

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A Roadmap for Hospitals

 
This monograph was developed by The Joint Commission to inspire hospitals to integrate concepts from the communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care fields into their organizations.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Monograph, Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care

04/03/2014

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Monograph, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Other Measures, Performance Measurement, Nursing Care Center, Monograph

12/02/2013

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Disease-Specific Care

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiatives

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Sudden cardiac arrest accounts for approximately 350,000 deaths in the United States annually; while many people affected have a history of cardiac disease, countless others have no cardiac history and are unaware of any risk factors.

Related Topics: Monograph, Nursing Care Center, Performance Measurement, Other Measures, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Research Resources

03/21/2013

Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Improving Patient and Worker Safety

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Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

 
Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of between 44,000 and 98,000 patients every year.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Patient Safety Monograph, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Patient Safety, Patient Education, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Services, Behavioral Health Care

11/19/2012

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Health Care Staffing Services

Preventing Central Line-Associated Infections

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A Global Challenge, A Global Perspective

 
The Joint Commission, in collaboration with Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, has produced a new monograph containing the most current information, evidence-based guidance, and resources to assist healthcare organization in reducing CLABSI.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Hospital, CLABSI, Health Care-Associated Infections

05/16/2012

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

Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel

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Strategies from Research and Practice

 
The Joint Commission's Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation is releasing "Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel: Strategies from Research and Practice" to help health care organizations of all types.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Services, Infection Control, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Monograph, Nursing Care Center, Vaccinations, Infection Control Monographs, Health Care-Associated Infections, Research Resources

02/01/2011

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

Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges

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The Joint Commission is releasing “Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges,” to help health care organizations target their efforts in measuring hand hygiene performance.

Related Topics: Health Care-Associated Infections, Leading Practice Library Addendum, Research Resources, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Disease-Specific Care, Hand Hygiene, Infection Control, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Infection Control Monographs, Influenza

05/04/2010

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

Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination

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“Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination: Strategies from Research and Practice,” a free monograph, to help health care organizations of all types improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates in health care personnel.

Related Topics: Influenza, Infection Control Monographs, Vaccinations, Leading Practice Library Addendum, Monograph, Nursing Care Center, Nurse, Physician, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Services, Infection Control, Health Care Staffing, H1N1 , Disease-Specific Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Research Resources, Health Care-Associated Infections, Vaccination, Vaccine

06/25/2009

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