Author: Jcaho
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: errors, reducing, approach, systems, medication
Number of Pages: 143
Published: 1998-01
List price: $60.00
ISBN-10: 0866885226
ISBN-13: 9780866885225

Written by recognized experts, this new edition helps organizations evaluate and improve their medication use systems and provides guidance on using a systems approach to medication use. This includes defining and preventing medication errors; measuring/monitoring the medication use system; and incorporating physicians, nurses, pharmacists, caregivers, and patients into the medication use system. This book includes: completely updated material reflecting advancements and research in the area of preventing medication errors; profiles of a systems approach to reducing medication errors; details

Author: Joint Commission Resources
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: ambulatory, care, improvement, performance, effective, cost
Number of Pages: 143
Published: 2002-12
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0866887881
ISBN-13: 9780866887885

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Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: standards, behavioral, healthcare, jcaho, care, health, sbhc
Number of Pages: 569
Published: 2008-09
List price: $110.00
ISBN-10: 1599402637
ISBN-13: 9781599402635

Now spiral-bound, this publication contains standards, rationales, elements of performance, and accreditation policies and procedures. A handy tool, it is designed for use in staff orientation, education, self-assessment, and continuous standards compliance. A portable, ready-reference guide, it offers a quick overview of the standards, rationales, elements of performance, and scoring. An affordable handbook to distribute to staff, it includes standards and elements of performance applicability grids as well as tabs to help readers locate information quickly and easily.

Author: The Joint Commission
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: officers, safety, patient, guide, essential
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 2009-01
List price: $75.00
ISBN-10: 1599402343
ISBN-13: 9781599402345

The book, co-published with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is a comprehensive and authoritative repository of essential knowledge on patient safety. The book will help patient safety leaders create a culture of safety; plan, oversee, and implement new safety practices; improve safety related management and operations; and, encourage clinicians and staff to contribute to patient safety. The book applies to community hospitals, teaching hospitals, health care systems, rural/critical access hospitals, and ambulatory care settings. Best practices, strategies, and tips are provided in tw

Author: Jcaho
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: guidelines, hospitals, practice, clinical, implementing, selecting
Number of Pages: 189
Published: 2000-06
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 0866886567
ISBN-13: 9780866886567

Author: Joint Commission Resources
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: neglect, amp, abuse, recognize
Number of Pages: 221
Published: 2002-12
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0866887261
ISBN-13: 9780866887267

Author: Michael S., M.D. Woods
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Keywords: communication, needs, patient, adapting, awareness, assessment, blink
Number of Pages: 145
Published: 2007-09-30
List price: $35.00
ISBN-10: 159940110X
ISBN-13: 9781599401102

Health care providers often overestimate their ability to communicate effectively at the patient’s level of understanding. This can put compliance, safety, and outcomes at risk. That’s why Dr. Michael S. Woods wrote "In a Blink". It’s the only resource you’ll need to raise awareness, improve assessment, and help you adapt within seconds to the patient’s communication needs. Use the practical advice in Dr. Woods’ book to apply the 3As of effective communication, as you: increase your awareness of the patient based on his or her gender, ethnicity, religious, c
  
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