Physician Leader Monthly November 2020
From Joint Commission Resources and Deloitte, this paper catalogues a broad array of lessons learned during the period of March through August 2020 that are based on discussions with a diverse group of health care leaders; assessments of readiness/preparedness efforts across national, regional and local stakeholders; and a review of public documents.
In other news…
- New Heads-Up Reports focus on challenges presented by COVID-19
- McKee named Joint Commission’s new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
- Comment now on potential new water management program standard
Blogs for Docs
Call to Exempt Physicians from Proposed Changes to U.S. Immigration Policy: The members of Coalition for Physician Accountability – including The Joint Commission – are extremely concerned at the recent proposed rule by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Department of Homeland Security to eliminate "duration status" as an authorized period of stay for physician non-immigrant visas.
More blogs for docs …
Hot Off the Press
November Journal: Includes a study that used electronic health record data to analyze maternal and neonatal delivery complications.
New Quick Safety: The optimal use of telehealth to deliver safe patient care Joint Commission offers tips for ASCs on an effective COVID response | Healthcare Facilities Today
Joint Commission offers tips for ASCs on an effective COVID response | Healthcare Facilities Today
More media …
- Project to curb pressure injuries in hospitals shows promise | Modern Healthcare
- Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare launches improvement project to address home health falls | Yahoo! Finance
Marwa Zohdy, PhD, CJCP, Vice President, Global Consulting Services, Joint Commission Resources/Joint Commission International, expands on some of the topics discussed in the "COVID-19 Lessons Learned" white paper. [9:49]
"We hope that this paper will be a valuable resource and framework to help health care providers meet the current crisis, prepare for the next crisis, and continue to improve care delivery overall," Zohdy said.