Nurses are essential members of the healthcare team, and are charged with delivering patient care in an increasingly complex environment. How do we harness their expertise, insights, and compassion to drive improved patient outcomes?
Hospital leaders must adopt safety and quality as primary business strategies, rather than regarding them as tertiary metrics that rank below finances and other stressors on the C suite’s list of top priorities...
Healthcare compliance changed quite a bit in the last decade. For one thing, fire safety moved into the current millennium with the adoption of the 2012 versions of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code® (LSC) and NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code®.
Anne Marie Benedicto, MPP, MPH, vice president of The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, speaks about the Center’s first-ever broad-based study on zero harm and what they’ve learned from it.