- Creating a Hospital of Choice. Chicarello, Robert // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2009, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p60
The article offers information regarding Brigham & Women's Hospital and the security programs employed by the facility in the U.S. It states that the facility works to deliver a secured environment for its patients and workers. It also mentions on the security services provided and maintained by...
- Anticoagulant safety strategies include pharmacy oversight. Scott, Alaina // Drug Topics;11/10/2008, Vol. 152 Issue 12, pH1
The article reports on the anticoagulant safety strategies used by hospitals in the U.S. According to the author, anticoagulant therapy started at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania last 2002. Consequently, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals insisted an anticoagulant...
- Security at U.S. hospitals called 'growing concern'. // Hospital Access Management;Mar2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p34
The article reports on a significant concern on security-related incidents at the U.S. hospitals as viewed by web site publisher Stephen Frew as a wake-up call to healthcare leaders. According to Frew that healthcare facilities should consider those individuals filming or posing without...
- When Caregivers Need Care. Warren, Bryan // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2014, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p63
The article offers the author's insights on handling high-risk patients in hospitals' emergency departments (EDs). Topics discussed include the U.S. Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), ED should considered security-sensitive area in hospitals and be provided with...
- 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.
- Bullying takes toll on staff and patients. // Same-Day Surgery;May2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p52
The article describes performance requirements promulgated by The Joint Commission aimed at addressing the problem of bullying in the workplace.
- 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...