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Web Exclusive: AMA: Patients Lack Education on Physician Credentials
In an effort to boost legislation requiring all healthcare providers' advertisements to clearly designate their...
Makeshift beauty salon in hospital's ward for high-risk newborns is probed
Los Angeles County officials have placed two staff members at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar on paid leave...
Joint Commission Postpones Field Review of Revised Medication Reconciliation
The Joint Commission will wait to release National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 08.01.01 to the field so its advisory and...
Top Joint Commission Citations: Corridor Clutter, Door Wedges
The Joint Commission's focus on Life Safety Code® compliance doesn't look to be subsiding, as evidenced by fire...
July 1 Scoring Changes Mainly Affect Joint Commission Safety Standards
Effective July 1, The Joint Commission will roll out a series of scoring changes to 45 elements of performance within...
Joint Commission Opens Goals Clarifications for Public Input
The Joint Commission has crafted revised National Patient Safety Goals in the hopes of clarifying language and...
Anaheim (CA) General Hospital loses accreditation
Anaheim (CA) General Hospital, which cares for a large share of Orange County’s poor, has lost its national...
Most Organizations Use Form to Facilitate Handoffs
National Patient Safety Goal No. 2 requires hospitals to improve staff communication, but it does not require them to...
Joint Commission releases proposed 2009 NPSGs for field review
The Joint Commission has announced proposed 2009 National Patient Safety Goals requirements and implementation...
Magazine: Surveying by Surprise
More than a year after The Joint Commission began unannounced surveys, hospitals are learning more about how to stay...

Book: Emergency Management Compliance Manual
This binder and CD-ROM set helps you cut through the confusion related to the new emergency management chapter of the...
Book: Environment of Care Compliance Manual, Fourth Edition
This valuable resource not only updates the standards, it also offers tips and advice to stay compliant with new and...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committe Institute: New York City, NY
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Continuing Education: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Palm Springs, CA
Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment brings together the key mandates and strategies from the Patient...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Palm Springs, CA
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Colorado Springs, CO
Participants gain renewed energy and commitment to tackle leadership tasks and will leave ready to lead the medical...
Continuing Education: CANCELLED: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Colorado Springs, CO
Solutions to increase quality and safety of care and decrease costs through unique physician-hospital integration and...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
The AHAP conference brings together survey professionals to discuss solutions and best practices to achieve continual...
Continuing Education: Training Physicians to Lead Clinical Integration: Colorado Springs, CO
Advancing physician-hospital collaboration to increase quality and decrease costs is harder than it looks. In Training...