TITLE

PATIENT SAFETY

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, Gienna
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on patient safety in the U.S. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals plan to update its accreditation standards to bring them more in line with the restraint and seclusion regulations of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Jeff Shutak, PFS director at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway, New Hampshire, has warned hospitals to proceed with caution when offering charity care. Facilities that fail to verify the qualifications, training and history of telemedicine providers risk credentialing lawsuit.
ACCESSION #
26112522

 

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