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Proposed Requirements Related to Pain Assessment and Management for the Hospital Accreditation Program. Learn More
Oro™ 2.0 is an online high reliability organizational assessment with resources designed for hospital leadership to identify the strengths, opportunities, and potential investment strategies, specifically within the areas of leadership commitment, safety culture and performance improvement. Join the Journey to High Reliability, the standard in health caree…Learn More
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.
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“The new Patient Safety Systems Chapter clearly makes the point that safety is a property that is rooted in the systems and processes that an organization employs. The chapter provides organizations information that they can use to develop a comprehensive approach to create a successful patient safety- oriented organization.” Read More
James Bagian, MD, PEDirector, Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient SafetyUniversity of Michigan
“Committed leadership and a strong safety culture are critical components to creating a safe healthcare system that is constantly learning and improving. The Joint Commission’s new Patient Safety Systems Chapter appropriately focuses on these key areas, as well strategies for effective identification and analysis of safety data, proactive risk assessment, the psychological safety of the workforce, and patient engagement. Read More
Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPSPresidentNational Patient Safety Foundation
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