RECOGNIZING THE PRIMACY OF COMPETENCY AND EXPOSING THE EXISTENCE OF INCOMPETENCE
- Patient flow gets new look, standards. // Hospital Peer Review;Feb2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p13
The article focuses on a report by the U.S.-based non profit organization The Joint Commission (TJC) regarding the latest standards related to medical care management and patient care and mentions that the report focuses more on psychological patients.
- JCAHO goals aim to improve patient safety. // Ophthalmology Times;7/15/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p6
Reports on the aim of the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to improve patient safety. Aspects of the 2006 National Patient Safety Goals and Requirements; Advancement of communication among caregivers; Reduction in the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
- New patient safety goals for hospitals released. // Drug Topics;6/20/2005, Vol. 149 Issue 12, p8
Focuses on the announcement of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations regarding major additions to its fourth annual national patient safety goals in the U.S.
- Medication Reconciliation and Alternative Medicines. King, Allison; Generali, Joyce // Hospital Pharmacy;Apr2007, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p282
The authors offer insights on the patient safety goal established by the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to accurately reconcile medications across the continuum of care. Under this goal, health systems are required to develop a process for obtaining and...
- JCAHO: Responding to Quality and Safety Imperatives. Cudney, Alan E. // Journal of Healthcare Management;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p216
Focuses on the improvement of clinical processes of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in the U.S. Increase in the level of public scrutiny; Implementation of standards for patient safety; Reduction of inherent risks in healthcare.
- What process measures does Joint Commission expect? // OR Manager;Mar2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goal, which requires organizations to provide process and outcome measure results to stakeholders. The article notes that the Joint Commission does not specify the process or outcome measures but offers the example of surgical...
- commentary. Macauley, Robert // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p14
The article presents a case study regarding the responsibility of a Jehovah's Witness member patient to provide his physicians with information relevant to treatment decisions. The standards of the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations were explained. The factors...
- JCAHO plan uses safety performance measures to keep public informed. Runy, Lee Ann // AHA News;4/1/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p6
Focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations to determine ways of disseminating hospital performance information to the public. Requirements of the patient safety standards; Discussion on how the proposed Patient Safety Management Profile will...
- 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...