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Patient Safety


NOW AVAILABLE: Oro™ 2.0 High Reliability Organizational Assessment and Resources

Wednesday September 23, 2015


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The Eisenberg Awards recognize major achievements of individuals and organizations in improving patient safety and healthcare quality, consistent with the aims of the National Quality Strategy - better care, healthy people and communities, and affordable care. Submit your application today.  


Take a Stand Against Patient Falls
NEW! Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool®

Thursday July 30, 2015


Developed by the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, the NEW Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) is a unique online application. Hospitals that helped develop the new Preventing Falls TST® reduced patient falls rates by 35% and falls with injury rates by 62%. Now, Joint Commission-accredited organizations may experience the same success. Learn more.


Accelerating the Adoption of a Safety Culture

Accelerating the Adoption of a Safety Culture

The March/April issue of Healthcare Executive magazine features an interview with Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, The Joint Commission, discussing how to build a culture of safety. Learn More

For more than 60 years, The Joint Commission has been a champion of patient safety by helping health care organizations to improve the quality and safety of the care they provide. Our many patient safety-focused initiatives encourage and support organizations in their efforts to make patient safety a continuous priority.