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New Sentinel Event Alert Examines Safe Use of Health Information Technology

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Safe use of health information technology (health IT) is the focus of a new Sentinel Event Alert released today by The Joint Commission. The new alert examines the contributing factors to sentinel events that are health IT-related and includes suggested solutions to be implemented by health care organizations.

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03/31/2015

The Joint Commission and the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Appoint New Board Members

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The Joint Commission and the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Appoint New Board Members.

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03/12/2015

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Aims to Prevent Inpatient Falls with Injury

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Approximately 11,000 fatal patient falls occur in U.S. hospitals annually, but hospitals using new measurement systems and solutions from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Preventing Falls with Injury project were able to reduce the number of patients injured in a fall by 62 percent and the number of patients falling by 35 percent.

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04/28/2014

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