Customize this data report by Ivan Gowe to keep patient care units up-to-date with how they're doing on infection control. For more information, see guest column on page 7 of the December 2019 issue of Inside Accreditaiton and Quality.

Customize this room checklist, developed by Patton Healthcare Consulting, for use in your facility when an at-risk patient is in a general acute inpatient setting. 

Printable poster from the World Health Organization on how to properly wash hands. 

California is the only state that has set minimum nurse-to-patient ratios. The law took effect back in 2004 and was put into California’s Title 22. The minimum number of nurses varies depending on the type of...

Hospital quality leaders who find themselves growing more skilled and successful in continuous survey readiness (CSR) activities now have two accreditation-specific certifications available to them. This chart will provide you with a way to compare and contrast these certifications across 30...

Check your training and education goals against this checklist, primarily compiled from hospital standards by The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as other sources. While this list concentrates on TJC requirements, CMS requires all accrediting organizations to have education and training...

High-reliability markers to assess checklist design and implementation

Ever wonder what the difference between CMS, Joint Commission, DNV, HFAP, and CIHQ is? This chart has the answers.

The Patient Safety Screener 3 (PSS-3) is a suicide screening tool developed for the fast-paced world of the ED. The tool consists of a short introduction and three questions, with an optional fourth item if the person has...

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