Clinical CareNetwork With Your Peers at Our Upcoming Virtual and In-Person Events!
Join us this April and September for two events where we'll provide engaging education, training, and opportunities to network with...
Clinical CareAdvance Care Planning: A Quality and Patient Safety Must
Advance care planning is an underrecognized issue, but its status has been elevated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strategy10 Steps to Becoming a High-reliability Hospital from Truman Medical Center
The HRH model was developed by the Veterans Health Administration's National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) and its process is...
NursingAcclaimed Clinical Leader Offers 4 Steps to Quality Improvement
CNO-turned-executive director Kerri Scanlon remains passionate about healthcare excellence.
Clinical CareTJC to Begin Unannounced Survey Visits Again
TJC says it is also working with CMS to prioritize hospitals and other healthcare organizations that have accreditation dates past...
Clinical CareWhat You Need to Know About TJC's 2021 Survey Activity Guide
Many of the updates, such as the elimination of the Environment of Care session, are not unexpected, while other items...
Clinical CareIntegrating Communication for Better Patient Care—and Better Provider Experiences
The electronic medical record environment has presented communication hurdles.
Clinical CareStrengthen Information Gathering from References
It's important to strengthen your process for obtaining the most useful and accurate information you can from references.
StrategyMore and More Hospital Surveys May be Onsite, Depending on Conditions
However, in many cases hospitals still may be subject to their regular onsite, triennial reaccreditation survey. And they will be...
Revenue CycleMedicare Cuts Payment to 774 Hospitals Over Patient Complications
On any given day, one in every 31 hospital patients has an infection that was contracted during their stay, according...
StrategyCMS Updates Accrediting Organizations on When to Pause Surveys
CMS told its own state survey agencies in January it was putting a general hold on hospital surveys, except for...
Clinical CareMedical Mayhem Room: Enhancing Situational Awareness of Patient Safety Risks in the Hospital Setting
Hospitals are a critical part of our healthcare system and a place where very ill people can get excellent, and...