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Joint Commission began assessing compliance for their new standards in November 2016. As a part of updates to comply with the 2012 editions, TJC has made ...
Strategies suggested by TJC to help prevent surgical fires include: * Educating staff members about sources of heat and ignition in the surgical environment ...
According to The Joint Commission (TJC) contaminated compounded products continue to pose safety risks to patients. TJC assesses sterile compounding ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that effective October 1, 2017 Element of Performance (EP) 3 for standard MM.09.01.01 is deleted for the hospitals ...
For Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals and Home Care, TJC has added a new element of performance to EC.02.01.03 that requires: * Smoking materials are ...
As a part of the updates Joint Commission (TJC) is making after adopting the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 101: Life Safety ...
TJC has now published additional revisions that include new, revised, and relocated elements of performance (EPs) in the LS, EC and EQ chapters. Changes ...
The Joint Commission has issued Quick Safety Issue 36: Improving Access to Home Care. TJC publishes Quick Safety Issue to raise awareness and provide ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued Sentinel Event Alert #58 addressing hand-off communication. TJC defines a hand-off as, “…a transfer and acceptance ...
Hurricane Harvey made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas on August 25, 2017, causing 300000 persons to lose power. When power ...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding health care providers that using thermoregulation devices during surgery, including forced air ...
This standard was suspended in January 2015 because TJC had “…determined that it is not possible to accurately calculate the composite rate with the degree ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) Quick Safety Issue #35 addresses ways to minimize noise and distractions in the operating room/procedure units. According to TJC ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State and Local Health Departments, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating an ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued revisions to its Medication Management standards so that they better reflect evidence-based practices and address ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced that, beginning January 31, 2018, it will be begin to assess compliance with capnography monitoring ...
As StayAlert! previously reported, Joint Commission (TJC) has issued new and revised pain assessment and management requirements for hospitals that are ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued new and revised pain assessment and management requirements for hospitals that are effective January 1, 2018.
TJC is accepting feedback on these proposed requirements through August 16, 2017. Follow the link below for additional information and for comment ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has opened a new field review seeking input on a proposed requirement related to measuring pediatric weights in kilograms in the ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued a new standards Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about bilingual providers serving as interpreters for fellow ...
The Joint Commission has published a new Compendium of Resources to provide clinicians and other healthcare educators with up-to-date patient education ...
Today is National Time Out Day, an awareness campaign started by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) to support safe practices in the ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has added a new requirement for Ambulatory Care Organizations that provide sleep center services. Effective January 1, 2018 TJC ...
According to TJC, standards LS.01.01.01, EP 6 and EC.02.03.05, EP 25 address the use of a rated fire door assembly installed in lesser rated or non-rated ...
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