- Comin' at ya. Bell, Clark W. // Modern Healthcare;11/13/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p24
Editorial. Provides information on the sequel of the study made by the Institute of Medicine concerning the medical errors committed by hospitals in the United States. Discussion on the proposed reform on organizational practices of hospitals; Details on the effort of the Joint Commission on...
- Policy Change in Hospitals to Save Lives. // Massage & Bodywork;Apr/May2005, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the adoption of a new protocol by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations which reduces incorrect pharmaceutical use by ensuring medical personnel aware of all their patients' medications. Significance of a comprehensive list of patients' medications in...
- JCAHO offers incentive for hospitals to voluntarily report medical errors. Weinstock, Matthew // AHA News;12/22/97, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p4
Describes the incentives offered by the US Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for hospitals to voluntarily report medical errors. Root-cause analysis to be conducted by the hospital before the agency's investigation; Limitations of the incentive program.
- JCAHO intervenes in med errors. // Drug Topics;10/21/96, Vol. 140 Issue 20, p8
Reports on the US Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' (JCAHO) establishment of its Accreditation Watch designation for hospitals and other medical care organizations that have experienced medical errors and other unexpected incidents.
- Joint commission to scrutinize errors. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 21, p71
Reports that the US Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) will begin scrutinizing hospital errors that cause death or serious injury to patients.
- JCAHO addresses hospital errors. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Feb97, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the steps being taken by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to reduce medical errors in hospitals in the United States. Number of Americans who die each year from the care they receive in hospitals; Commission's implementation of a new accreditation...
- Group releases new patient safety guides. // Employee Benefit News;Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p3
Focuses on the recommendations issued by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) to help providers reduce specific types of medical errors in the U.S. Goal of the guidelines; Number of JCAHO-accredited organizations in the U.S.
- Patients' idea of med errors affects satisfaction. // Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p22
This article discusses findings of a study from the Joint Commission, which focused on how patients define medical errors.
- Joint Commission warns of pediatric medication errors, urges action. // Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2008, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p61
The article reports on the caution by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations concerning the impact of pediatric medication errors.