- » Accreditation Main Page
- Report: Hospital alarms are top healthcare tech hazard
A new ECRI Institute report says hospital alarm errors top the list of healthcare technology hazards.
- Ohio hospital successfully reduces false alarms
A Cincinnati hospital formed a task force and substantially reduced the number of false alarms from medical devices.
- AHRQ: U.S. hospitals prevented 1.3 million adverse events since 2010
U.S. hospitals are making headway in preventing adverse events, with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality estimating that 1.3 million fewer patients were harmed from 2010 to 2013.
- California hospitals reported 6,200 adverse events since 2010
Hospitals in California reported more than 6,200 adverse events in the last four fiscal years.
- 2015 National Patient Safety Goals released
The full chapter of The Joint Commission’s 2015 National Patient Safety Goals has been released on the accreditor’s website.
- Study: Handoff improvement program reduces medical errors
Implementing a handoff improvement program has been found to reduce medical errors in nine hospitals, according to a new study.
Healthcare accreditation professionals hear from AHAP (Association) advisors and other accreditation experts about challenges and solutions.
A look at the future of accreditation
Joint Commission releases annual report on quality and safety
ASHE publishes comparison of accreditation organizations
Live from New York at Executive Briefings!
FTC issues complaint over lack of information security