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Physician Leader Monthly January 2024

Chicago Medicine magazine features Dr. Perlin and HELP agenda
Healthcare organizations looking to improve the quality and safety of their care in 2024 should check out the January issue of Chicago Medicine magazine. Joint Commission Enterprise President and CEO Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI, provides expert insight into some of today’s biggest healthcare challenges, including healthcare equity, environmental sustainability, learning healthcare, and performance improvement – the HELP agenda.

Reminder: New requirements that are effective January 2024 (Note: These include updated requirements related to medication compounding.)

Infection Prevention and Control chapter fully revised for hospitals, critical access hospitals 

Newly released 

Perspectives: The January issue features an article that focuses on safely and effectively conducting a preassessment before procedures that require sedation or anesthesia. 

January Journal: The January 2024 Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety is a Special Issue on Healthcare Equity. This is the first issue of the Journal’s 50th volume, marking a half century at the forefront of research in quality and patient safety. This issue is fully open access to all readers.

Blogs for docs

Making the business case for sustainable healthcare: Healthcare leaders know the facts. Nearly 10% of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States come from its healthcare sector. However, knowing that decarbonization is an imperative is one thing – and having the tools and the business case to make significant changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and further sustainability is another.

In the media 

Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare | Yahoo! Finance

The Joint Commission’s prescription | Chicago Medicine Magazine

The Joint Commission Announces Sustainable Healthcare Certification | OR Today