Physician Leader Monthly July 2023
The Joint Commission has completed its second phase of reviewing and reducing elements of performance across most accreditation programs that are above and beyond the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs).
Journal study: Quality initiative reduces unnecessary IV antihypertensive use for patients with severely elevated blood pressure
A new study in the June/July 2023 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety details a quality initiative launched at New York City Health + Hospitals, the largest safety net hospital system in the United States, to reduce unnecessary intravenous (IV) antihypertensive use to treat severely elevated blood pressure (e.g., asymptomatic severe hypertension, also known as hypertensive urgency).
Blogs for docs
Learn more about The Joint Commission’s new Memory Care Certification option for ALCs this Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
This month, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, provides the perfect opportunity to spread the word about and discuss Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as highlight The Joint Commission’s Memory Care Certification for Assisted Living Communities (ALCs) that launches on July 1.
In the media
Dr. Perlin Leads The Joint Commission to Take on the Biggest Issues in Healthcare | What’s Your Moonshot podcast
Joint Commission Enterprise President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin on June 21 | Rural Health Matters broadcast
Planetary Health Leaders | See You Now podcast
55 Patient Safety Experts to Know | Becker’s Hospital Review
5 takeaways from Modern Healthcare's ESG summit | Modern Healthcare
New resources in Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center
The Joint Commission’s Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center recently added resources from NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), and HealthPartners.