Articles in Inside Accreditation & Quality - Volume 5 Issue 4
Sharps safety is a perennial problem in the laboratory environment, and staff can become inured to the dangers that needles, syringes, and other sharps pose after dealing with them day in and day out.
Roundup: CDC issues measles alert, The Joint Commission reapproved to accredit psychiatric hospitals and suicide remains a leading cause of death.
CMS has significantly expanded its guidance to its state and regional surveyors, telling them to put more focus on governing bodies’ responsibility for quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI).
Surveyors are being trained to spot problems with environmental risk assessments required under National Patient Safety Goal 15.