TITLE

Here are ways to ensure compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Feb2009 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers guidelines to ensure compliance with the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
36262288

 

Related Articles

  • EDITORIAL.  // AHA News;4/30/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p4 

    The author reflects on the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) which exemplifies a hospital's commitment to addressing health care-associated infections, and making it safer for patient and families.

  • Medical Safety.  // Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society;2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p127 

    The author reflects on patients' safety in the hospital setting. He relates that hospitalized patients are at risk of adverse events and medication errors. He suggests that clinicians, health-care organizations, and the government must be familiar with the patients' safety and principles, and...

  • ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive Analyzes Medication Events. Huber, Charlotte; Rebold, Barbara; Wallace, Cynthia; Zimmer, Karen P. // Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p28 

    The article focuses on the analysis provided by the Deep Diveâ„¢ technology from the ECRI Institute patient safety organization (PSO) to prevent medication mishaps. It says that ECRI asked health care organizations to provide medication errors for the analysis to uncover lessons; thus,...

  • To the Edge and Back. Meyer, Charles R. // Minnesota Medicine;Mar2011, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p4 

    The article offers the author's insights on the role of anesthesiologists on patient safety. The author, as a physician, says that anesthesiologists occasionally put a patient in a cliff between life and death, hoping that they may be able to pull them back to safety. He adds that these masked...

  • Stepping up to the challenge. Mohle, Beth // Queensland Nurse;Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p5 

    In this article, the author discusses aspects of the nursing and midwifery skill mix concerning patient safety. She is critical of the measures undertaken by various New South Wales (NSW) Health Area Health Services, wherein nursing and midwifery positions are being replaced by generic health...

  • Understanding safety in healthcare: the system evolution, erosion and enhancement model. Carthey, Jane // Journal of Public Health Research;2013, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p144 

    The paper summarises previous theories of accident causation, human error, foresight, resilience and system migration. Five lessons from these theories are used as the foundation for a new model which describes how patient safety emerges in complex systems like healthcare: the System Evolution...

  • Your Security Prescription Pad.  // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2008 Supplement, p22 

    The article discusses the use of security video, open architecture and clean room security intercoms, emergency communications and computer network monitoring in ensuring the safety of hospitals. Cherry Hospital decided to install a state-of-the-art video system from Bosch Security Systems in...

  • Exploring the role of patients in promoting safety: policy to practice. Holme, Annie // British Journal of Nursing;12/10/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 22, p1392 

    That receiving healthcare involves potential and actual risks is widely acknowledged by the public, health professionals and politicians. Ensuring the delivery of safe and effective care is a fundamental component of healthcare policy and underpins many activities undertaken by health...

  • Developing patient safety in dentistry. Pemberton, M. N. // British Dental Journal;10/10/2014, Vol. 217 Issue 7, p335 

    Patient safety has always been important and is a source of public concern. Recent high profile scandals and subsequent reports, such as the Francis report into the failings at Mid Staffordshire, have raised those concerns even higher. Mortality and significant morbidity associated with the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics