The World Health Organization (WHO) this week said it now...Read More »
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) December 7. NPSG 03.05.01 has...Read More »
Use this tool as a guide for ongoing record reviews. Next to each question, note whether the standard was met (√), not met (X) or not applicable (NA)
Suicide prevention, infection control, and life safety problems are dominating today’s surveys as CMS and The Joint Commission crack down on patient safety.
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In 2016, the ECRI Institute’s Partnership for ...Read More »
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