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Joint Commission President and CEO, Dr. Mark Chassin Among 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2017

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In March, new HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price said no Americans would be hurt financially by the House Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He predicted the number of people with insurance would increase.

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06/21/2017

Hand Hygiene Do's and Don'ts

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Proven methods for hospitals to improve hand-washing protocols

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06/08/2017

60 of the most powerful people in healthcare in 2016

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Joint Commission president Mark Chassin named One of the Most Powerful People in Health Care in 2016.

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01/05/2017

Just published: Preventing Patient Falls: A Systematic Approach from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project

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Just published: “Preventing Patient Falls: A Systematic Approach from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project” describes the types of risks that lead to patient falls, the root causes for those risks and the solutions designed to help reduce them. Case studies feature individual hospitals and their experiences preventing falls.

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10/06/2016

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and the Center team up to prioritize patient safety and quality

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In an effort to encourage consistent, effective health care, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions will offer preferential underwriting treatment to hospitals and health care organizations that use high reliability tools, like the ones created by the Center. This is the first collaboration between the Center and a healthcare liability insurer.

Related News: Targeted Solutions Tool

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05/09/2016

Q&A: Joint Commission CEO Dr. Mark Chassin on suspending Top Performer program

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Q&A: Joint Commission CEO Dr. Mark Chassin on suspending Top Performer program

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03/02/2016

Making checklists work: South Carolina's statewide experiment

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Making checklists work: South Carolina's statewide experiment

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03/02/2016

High reliability: Excellent care every time

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High reliability: Excellent care every time

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03/02/2016

Improving hand hygiene compliance with new technology

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Improving hand hygiene compliance with new technology

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03/02/2016

Using the Targeted Solutions Tool® to Improve Hand Hygiene

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The January 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on how Memorial Hermann Health System used the Center for Transforming Healthcare’s hand hygiene tool to reduce health care-associated infections.

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01/22/2016

High Reliability: The Path to Zero Harm

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The Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Healthcare Executive magazine features an article by Dr. Erin DuPree, CMO and vice president of the Center for Transforming Healthcare, on the path to high reliability. Read her perspective on how health care organizations can implement the steps toward achieving Zero Harm.

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01/14/2016

High Reliability: Zero Harm Is the Goal

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High Reliability: Zero Harm Is the Goal by Dr. Erin Dupree, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

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01/12/2016

How Hospitals are Cutting SSI Rates

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How Hospitals are Cutting SSI Rates

Related News: Surgical Site Infections

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10/01/2015

Problem of wrong-site surgery and retained objects won’t go away

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Problem of wrong-site surgery and retained objects won’t go away

Related News: Wrong Site Surgery

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10/01/2015

10 interesting developments in hand hygiene

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10 interesting developments in hand hygiene

Related News: Hand Hygiene, Targeted Solutions Tool, Patient Safety

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07/20/2015
06/06/2014

How to Survive Your Hospital Stay

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From: U.S. News & World Report, Published: June 3, 2014

Related News: Hand-off Communications, Wrong Site Surgery, Patient Safety

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06/03/2014

“Handoff Communication Tool Improves Patient Safety” - Mosby’s Nursing Suite

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From: Mosby’s Nursing Suite, Published: October 25, 2012

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10/25/2012

“Tackling miscommunication among caregivers” - The American Nurse

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From: The American Nurse, Published: October 5, 2012

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10/05/2012

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