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2016 Hone Care Executive Briefing

Workplace Violence Prevention Resources

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The Joint Commission has launched “Workplace Violence Prevention Resources,” an online resource center dedicated to preventing workplace violence in health care settings. The resource center provides a broad range of resources for health care organizations, health care professionals and the general public. Learn More

Quick Safety Issue 27: Managing neonatal abstinence syndrome

Friday September 23, 2016


The latest issue of Quick Safety can help in identifying and managing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Learn More

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award



The John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards recognize major achievements by individuals and organizations to improve patient safety and healthcare quality. Learn more and apply.

Discharge Instructions for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): A Comprehensive Approach to Medication Management



Does your organization have discharge instructions or educational materials for VTE patients being discharged on anticoagulants?   If so we’d like to hear about them.  We are soliciting examples of such materials to inform the development of a free educational tool. Learn More.

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