Physician Leader Monthly September 2023
New Sentinel Event Alert focuses on preserving patient safety after cyberattack
The Joint Commission issued a new Sentinel Event Alert on risks associated with cyberattacks and provides recommendations on how healthcare organizations can prepare to deliver safe patient care in the event of a cyberattack.
September Journal: Virtual multidisciplinary rounds reduce length of stay, improve throughput
Perspectives: This month’s Consistent Interpretation column highlights surveyors’ observations related to post–cardiac arrest care
New guide from JCR helps staff understand how to provide sensitive care for diverse patient populations
New edition of IC Made Easy book now available from JCR
Blogs for docs
Collaboration: Engaging Patients and Communities to Advance Health Care Equity
Advancing equity in health care to ensure all people always have access to safe, high-quality care is both essential and challenging. To make meaningful progress, organizations must embrace and demonstrate Collaboration, the second domain in The Joint Commission’s recently launched Health Care Equity Certification Program.
In the media
Connect Spotlight with Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI | Health Evolution
Healthcare Governance Body Warns Hospitals Face Debilitating Cyberattacks | The Wall Street Journal
Hackensack Meridian's Flagship Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes First in the Nation to Receive The Joint Commission's Health Care Equity Certification | Yahoo! Finance
Developing Infection Prevention and Control Processes, Policies and Procedures: Use of Evidence-Based Guidelines | OR Today
Joint Commission Launches Memory Care Certificate for Assisted Living Facilities | Becker’s Hospital Review
New Speak Up™ campaign focuses on preventive care
A new patient safety campaign from The Joint Commission — Speak Up™ To Prevent Serious Illness — is designed to educate patients on how to find preventive care services, get past the barriers, and try to avoid reaching a crisis point with their health.