White paper proposes actions to guide future hospital development
- Clarification: Apply PC.12.90 Revisions To Hospitals Only. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p5
The article presents a clarification to the appropriate application of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals' PC.12.90 revisions in the U.S. A previous column noted that a patient must be evaluated within one hour of restraint or seclusion by a physician assistant or registered...
- Pressure Points: What's Stressing Your Pharmacy. Apalategui, Eric // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2007, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p59
The article describes the impact of pharmacies on hospital operations in the U.S. While it is certainly the most visible issue, patient safety is not the only pressure point on hospital pharmacies. They also include the medication reconciliation standards from the Joint Commission on...
- Hacia un hospital moderno. Reynoso, Francisco P Navarro // Revista Medica del Hospital General de Mexico;abr-jun2010, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p81
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- Safety first. DerGurahian, Jean // Modern Healthcare;9/14/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 37, p8
The article features the Center for Transforming Healthcare established by the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals in Illinois. It notes that the center may bring about significant changes to accreditation organization and standards requirements for hospitals in the long run....
- REGULATION OF QUALITY OF CARE IN HOSPITALS: THE NEED FOR CHANGE. WORTHINGTON, WILLIAM; SILVER, LAURENS H. // Law & Contemporary Problems;Spring1970, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p305
The article discusses the need to carry out changes in the regulation of the quality of medical care provided in hospitals in the U.S. It mentions that the public has raised concern over the quality of medical care delivered to public hospital patients amid allegations of inadequacies at various...
- Consultant: Scoring, PPR requirements still unclear. // Hospital Peer Review;Aug2009, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p93
The article focuses on the confusion regarding the U.S. Joint Commission scoring methodology.
- Select deemed status survey to save time. // Hospital Home Health;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p29
The article discusses the significance of the deemed status survey option to the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.
- 'We can work it out' should be motto in addressing conflicting cultural beliefs. // Patient Education Management;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p85
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Both language and cultural issues pose challenges to hospitals seeking to deliver safe, effective care. With this in mind, The Joint Commission has begun to focus on ways to overcome barriers in these two areas. Last month, in our two-part series on communication, we addressed...
- Your mission, since you accepted. Sloane, Todd // Modern Healthcare;8/13/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p24
The author comments on what the next president of the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals needs to do to solve the problems of the agency. According to the author, Mark Chassin seems to be an excellent choice as the president of the Joint Commission. He urges Chassin to wean the...