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Take 5: Evaluating and Responding to Suicide Risk

6/8/2016 12:18:00 PM

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages, however, it is preventable. Using information obtained from more than 1,000 suicides that were reported to the Sentinel Event Database between 2010-2014, The Joint Commission published a Sentinel Event Alert, “Detecting and Treating Suicide Ideation in All Settings.” It outlines recommendations for improvement in the areas of assessment, safety, discharge and follow-up, with an emphasis on community resources.

Tracy Collander, LCSW, former executive director for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation at The Joint Commission, discusses more. [7:24]

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Take 5: The Role of a Human Factors Engineer

8/24/2015 11:13:00 AM

When a patient safety incident occurs, human factors experts can examine what went wrong and propose ways to prevent such an incident from re-occurring in the future.

Erin Lawler, MS, human factors engineer in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety, Division of Healthcare Improvement for The Joint Commission, discusses more. [5:38]

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Take 5: Safe Use of Health Information Technology

6/4/2015 2:11:00 PM

Health information technology (IT) can provide valuable tools for solving many of the problems that surround America's health care infrastructure. However, in the wake of health IT’s rapid growth, new challenges have been acknowledged in health care organizations.
 
Gerry Castro, PhD, MPH, project director in the Office of Patient Safety at The Joint Commission, discusses how to get involved with the quality and safety of health IT. [4:00]

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Take 5: Unintended Retained Foreign Objects

11/13/2013 4:41:00 PM

Hear Chief Medical Officer Ana Pujols-McKee, MD, talk about why unintended retained foreign objects after surgery continue to be a problem, and how The Joint Commission recommends tackling this issue. [8:18]
 
View Sentinel Event Alert Issue 51: Preventing unintended retained foreign objects

Music credit: written by Will Kramer and performed by Meredith Carlton Kramer & Janz

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Take 5: What to Do When a Sentinel Event Occurs

10/7/2013 4:42:00 PM

Sentinel events happen. When they do, The Joint Commission’s patient safety specialists, like Trish McColl, RN, MS, CPPS, are available to listen, guide and validate the steps your organization is taking. Hear more about what to do when a sentinel event or a near-miss occurs. [13:08]

Music credit: written by Will Kramer and performed by Meredith Carlton Kramer & Janz
 

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