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Physician Leader Monthly February 2021

Sentinel Event Alert shares concerns from health care workers during COVID-19

The latest Sentinel Event Alert provides learnings and examples that may be helpful as health care organizations continue to respond and prepare for future challenges that will require safe, healthy and engaged health care workers.

In other news… 

Blogs for Docs 

Environment of Care Considerations: Even as the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out, intensive care units are increasingly taxed. It is more important than ever to continue innovating on how to optimize our environment of care, writes Jim Kendig, Field Director.

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News Releases 

February Journal: A new study evaluates whether task load correlated with burnout in a large national study of U.S. physicians between October 2017 and March 2018.

FDA Alert: FDA alerts health care professionals and compounders of potential risks associated with the compounding of remdesivir drug products.

Media Wrap-up

Infection prevention: Infection preventionists are stepping up |

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Multimedia Features

Podcast addresses Joint Commission's diversity, inclusion activities

A compelling conversation featuring Ana Pujols McKee, MD, Executive Vice President and CMO, Chief 
Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, Executive Vice President, Division of Health Care Quality Evaluation. Listen to the conversation. [13:05]

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Pioneers in Quality program launches new series of video shorts on eCQMs

These free, on-demand, 1- to 2-minute videos from The Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Mathematica Policy Research cover electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).

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