Joint Commission updates National Patient Safety Goals for 2010
- NPSG compliance problems hospitals face now; where do you stack up? // Hospital Peer Review;Mar2009, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that the Joint Commission has put a one-year moratorium on its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), as it reviews current goals with input from the field.
- TJC joins partnership for patients. // Hospital Peer Review;May2011, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p57
The article reports that the Joint Commission has joined the Partnership for Patients initiative in the U.S. in 2011, noting that the initiative is designed to make hospitals safer by reducing harm and readmissions.
- Joint Commission posts potential NPSGs. // Hospital Home Health;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p11
The article reports that the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has posted potential 2008 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) requirements and implementation expectations for field review by home care agencies.
- Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Takes Aim at Patient Safety Failures. // Healthcare Executive;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p32
The article offers information on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' collaboration with hospitals and health systems in the U.S. on using methods to stop patient safety failures.
- New JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals. // AHA News;7/26/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p6
Reports on the approval of the 2005 National Patient Safety Goals by the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) during its meeting from July 9 to 10, 2004. Requirements for health care organizations to provide patient safety; Decision of the JCAHO on the...
- Study finds probs. w/abbrevs. DerGurahian, Jean // Modern Healthcare;8/27/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 34, p16
The article reports that the results of a Joint Commission study that highlights the detrimental impact of the use of abbreviations on patient safety were lauded by hospital industry representatives, despite the study's reliance on a small sample size. The Impact of Abbreviations on Patient...
- Check NPSG Compliance Against Joint Commission Benchmarks. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare;Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p5
The article reports on the failure of several health care organizations to comply with the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 2 in the U.S. Results of the research conducted by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations show that health care providers failed to comply...
- Joint Commission will not score med rec in 2009. // Pharmacy Today;May2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the decision of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to discredit the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 8 on medication reconciliation in the U.S. in 2009. The commission will evaluate and improve its expectations due to the difficulties...
- Activities of Memphis-area hospitals to meet National Patient Safety Goals for warfarin therapy. Finks, Shannon W.; Oliphant, Carrie S.; Manguso, Amy H.; Rogers, Kelly C.; Bridges, Gail; Haidar, Cyrine-Eliana; Lee, Kelley R.; Lee, Marilyn; Lobo, Bob; May, Amanda M.; Reaves, Anne; Swanson, Joseph M.; Swims, Melanie; Vinson, Jason; Yates, Mary E. D. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 24, p2179
The article focuses on the Mid-South College of Clinical Pharmacy (MSCCP) Task Force, a unit commissioned to examine anticoagulation, particularly warafin. It notes that the task force aims to identify practice variations concerning the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) and help medical...