Patient falls were the most frequently reported sentinel event in 2018, according to a March 13 report from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission defines a sentinel event as a patient[…]
From the JC: A new compendium of Suicide Prevention Resources to support implementation of NPSG 15.01.01, revised November 2018.Suicide_Prevention_Resources_to_support_NPSG150101_Nov201821
JCSentEventAlert59June 2018 SEA_59_Workplace_violence_4_13_18_FINAL From the JC: Workplace violence is not merely the heinous, violent events that make the news; it is also the everyday occurrences, such as verbal abuse, that[…]
Here you will find links to the JC’s National Patient Safety Goals for Ambulatory, Behavioral Health, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory, Nursing Care Center and Office Based Surgery.[…]
JC NPSG 2017 Joint Commission’s website also provides the full text of the NPSGs and an easy-to-read version.
Healthcare Risk Management Review published a Special Report on “Crisis Management” this month that looks at “crises” from several different perspectives, including our own Fay Rozovsky, President The Rosovsky Group[…]