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Lean Methodology Improves Throughput and Safety in Behavioral Health Care

Thursday May 18, 2017
Lean Methodology Improves Throughput and Safety in Behavioral Health Care

A new study from the June 2017 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety describes how Lean principles were applied to improve clinical operations at the Crisis Response Center, a behavioral health facility specializing in emergency psychiatric care, in Tucson, Arizona. Learn More
 

Simulation Training Helps Parents of Children with Cancer Improve Central-Line Care in Home

Thursday April 20, 2017
Simulation Training Helps Parents of Children with Cancer Improve Central-Line Care in Home

Infections from a central line in children with cancer can be life-threatening. Today, with most cancer care taking place in the home, it is critical for parents to learn to care for central lines and prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs). Learn More
 

Automated Harm Trigger System Enables Real-Time Identification of Patients at Risk

Thursday March 16, 2017
Automated Harm Trigger System Enables Real-Time Identification of Patients at Risk

A study in the April 2017 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety details how the Adventist Health System Patient Safety Organization, Altamonte Springs, Florida, developed an automated all-cause harm trigger system to enable the identification of current patients who may have experienced harm or may be at risk for harm. Learn More
 
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