Note: The checklist is in the 3rd page of the download file below
The LD chapter provides a framework for leaders to establish, maintain, and improve their hospital’s patient care services to better meet the needs of their patients and community. It also contains...
Innovation involves doing something differently than how it’s normally done; a new device, policy, or...Read More »
Earlier this year, we sent out our 2017 Accreditation Professional Salary Survey to professionals in the quality and accreditation field. Our goal was to get a screenshot
of the accreditation field: money, tasks, education, and work experience.
With that data, we’ve been able to...
In healthcare, the words “Immediate Jeopardy” carry roughly the same meaning as “my brakes aren’t working,” “why is the tiger enclosure empty?”...Read More »
People can grow used to anything, even alarms. Such is the danger of alarm fatigue; when excessive and nuisance alerts cause healthcare staff to...Read More »
This spring, Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE, executive vice president of The Joint Commission, wrote a...Read More »
Editor’s note: By the time the general public hears about an impaired clinician, whether it’s a nurse, technician, or physician, it’s usually...Read More »
Could ‘one in, two out’ order be the answer to the high costs of meeting federal government standards?
Shortly after taking office...Read More »
With a nationally and federally driven emphasis on transparency, public reporting of key performance metrics, and mandated requirements to improve...Read More »
To build more accountability in the area of patient safety, one group has crafted a tool staff are able to carry with them throughout...Read More »