Alert on Inadequate Hand-off Communication

This Alert on Inadequate Hand-off Communication is from The Joint Commission.   The Joint Commission Issues New Sentinel Event Alert on Inadequate Hand-off Communication Communication Failures a Major Contributor to Adverse Events in Health Care By: Katie Looze Bronk, Media Relations Specialist Communication failures in U.S. hospitals and medical practices were at least partly responsible for 30 percent of all malpractice claims…

Evidence and Rationale for New Eating Disorders Standards in New R3 Report

Eating Disorder

Source: Evidence and Rationale for New Eating Disorders Standards in New R3 Report   Evidence and Rationale for New Eating Disorders Standards in New R3 Report Report provides health care professionals a deeper level of information August 15, 2016 By: Elizabeth Eaken Zhani, Media Relations Manager View the multimedia news release OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois – August 15, 2016) The Joint…

The Joint Commission Tip of the Month

TREATMENT PLANNING One of top five findings during a Joint Commission Survey is Treatment Planning Elements of Performance 1.  The element speaks to several essential items that need to be reflected and included in in the Treatment Plans: Assessed needs Assessed strengths Assessed preferences Assessed Goals When one of easiest way to meet these four elements to have a “Treatment…

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