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Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 10 - Housing support services standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for housing support services programs. These standards are applicable to any Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organization that is providing such services.

Related Topics: CAUTI, R3 Report (Newsletter), Behavioral Health Care


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

R3 Report Issue 9 - New and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs

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Effective Jan. 1, 2017, a new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) will apply to accredited nursing care centers, and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs will apply to accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, CAUTI, R3 Report (Newsletter)


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

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SHEA and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) jointly published these science-based and practical recommendations for acute care hospitals for the prevention of common HAIs. The document represents practical recommendations by the leading champions in infection prevention and health

Related Topics: CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, CAUTI, HAI General, NPSG, MRSA, MDRO, VAP, Surgical Site Infection


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsed Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures

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In January 2004, the National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed a compilation of nursing-sensitive care performance measures. The measures were identified through the NQF consensus development process within a framework that organized the measures into categories and provided a structure to define. . .

Related Topics: CAUTI, CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Other Measures, Performance Measurement


Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 2 - CAUTI

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

This R3 Report has been retired.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), CAUTI, HAI, National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, Newsletter