Up in the blogosphere with The Joint Commission
- Dateline @ TJC — Accreditation Linked to Financial, Quality Benefits for Behavioral Healthcare and Human Services Organizations: A new independent study completed by the ROI Institute asked Joint Commission-accredited behavioral healthcare and human services (BHC) organizations to identify areas where they have seen a return on investment (ROI) from accreditation. On average, BHC organizations in the study saw a 623% ROI. That means that for every dollar an organization invested into accreditation, it saw that dollar returned plus an additional $6.23, writes Julia S. Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, Executive Director, Behavioral Healthcare and Human Services.
- Ambulatory Buzz — Make Time for a Time Out: National Time Out Day on June 8 is the perfect time to recommit to fully engaging in the time out process. While we understand that the last two years have been extremely chaotic and patient volumes are high, we ask you to make time for the time out. Together with AORN, we have compiled four tips to be more effective in a time out, writes Lisa DiBlasi Moorehead, EdD, MSN, RN, CENP, CPPS, CJCP, Associate Nurse Executive.