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This is an excerpt from fall-prev
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
This helpful tool from fall-preventio
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Preventing Falls Preventing Falls
JANUARY 1, 2016
Risk Reduction Strategies Editor's Note:
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Falls are a significant problem for adults age 65 and older. Accordi
OCTOBER 4, 2018
  Fall prevention
Sentinel Event Alert aimed at preventing falls Editor's note:
APRIL 28, 2016
Patient falls are a fixture in The Joint Commission’s list of top 10 sentinel events; in f
DECEMBER 21, 2017
J1800 (Any falls since start of care (SOC)/resumption of care (ROC)) is a gateway item that asks whe
Every time patients are misidentified, they are put at risk. Sometimes the harm is minor: an unn
Every time patients are misidentified, they are put at risk. Sometimes the harm is minor: an unne
AUGUST 2, 2018
Brigham and Women's 'Fall TIPS' tool offers tailored approach to falls prevention The g
Early research suggests promise in a fledgling government program that aims to reduce fall
The Joint Commission (TJC) this week announced revisions to its suicide prevention National Pati
DECEMBER 13, 2018
The Joint Commission (TJC) this week announced revisions to its suicide prevention National Patie
DECEMBER 11, 2018
1. It is the role of home health aides to look for risk factors that could contr
This free tool will provide your staff with guidelines to evaluate patients and assess their risk
APRIL 26, 2018
It’s the role of home health aides to look for risk factors that could contribute to a fall
After a long period of anticipation, it looks as though CMS will incorporate ligature risk recomm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Patient falls are a fixture in The Joint Commission’s list of top 10 sentinel events; in f
APRIL 5, 2018
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 13, 2015
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 14, 2015
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its suicide prevention National Patient Safety
For the last decade, patient falls have been a consistent source of frustration for healthcare pr
DECEMBER 9, 2015
  These 7 readmission risks could prevent you from receiving SNF VBP incentive payments
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
Expect CMS surveyors to be referring to recommendations set out by The Joint Commission last fall
AUGUST 7, 2018
Hospitals are continually working to reduce the risk of patient suicide in their facilities, but
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Disease Management and Injury Prevention
Just when you thought you had your suicide prevention safeguards in place, things are about to ch
MARCH 1, 2018
CMS and Joint Commission are cracking down on potential ligature and self-harm risks A
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
JANUARY 1, 2019
One year ago the patient fall rate at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) in Wilmington,
AUGUST 20, 2014
Hospitals have 60 days to fix ligature risks In December, CMS unveiled a new definition
APRIL 1, 2018
Thorough risk assessments and clear plans to mitigate danger to patients will be critical to sati
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The California state legislature is debating a bill calling for violence prevention plans
APRIL 22, 2014
Be able to show a thorough risk assessment along with a plan for intervention if surveyors questi
MAY 1, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10-16, bringing awareness to the 10th leading cause
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
  A broken wrist due to a fall out of a grocery cart in a boarding school driveway
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
More than 500 healthcare practices are taking part in a CMS pilot program aimed at preventing hea
JULY 26, 2016
Who are those most likely to try to escape, and what are some of the ways you can prevent it?
JANUARY 12, 2017
Password sharing is rampant among residents but it can put protected patient information at risk
JANUARY 19, 2018
  To fully understand where your organization's risks lie, you not only need to ha
The use of restraints to prevent patients from hurting themselves or disrupting medical equipment
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that despite making some progress in redu
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that despite making some progress in reduc
A new scoring system can help organizations spot patients at high risk for respiratory problems a
AUGUST 25, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring atten
With the Government Accountability Office’s designation of Medicare as a high-risk program
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 14, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 12, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) sounded the alarm this week after it found
APRIL 5, 2018
CDC reports falls leading cause of injury and death in older Americans
How to prevent The Joint Commission’s top Life Safety findings Tak
JANUARY 5, 2017
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
New technologies can help prevent newborns with systems that hospitals may already have in place
JANUARY 12, 2017
Elder abuse prevention Elder abuse prevention
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Many healthcare workers already understand that getting a flu shot every fall helps protect not o
A new risk model provides a simple and inexpensive way to determine whether acute myocardial infa
Medical students in Massachusetts will be trained on the prevention and management of prescriptio
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an tremendous issue
MARCH 24, 2016
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an tremendous issue e
APRIL 12, 2016
Hospitals should focus their infection control and prevention activities on the areas that
APRIL 1, 2014
You note that the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, H.R. 2573, would prevent unwarrante
A new set of tools was released last week to help protect patients from safety risks caused by he
APRIL 12, 2018
Just when you thought you had your suicide prevention safeguards in place, things are about to ch
APRIL 1, 2018
  Preventing rehospitalizations
OCTOBER 1, 2012
A new focus on preventing patient deaths results in high scrutiny. Here’s what to expect a
APRIL 6, 2017
After a surgeon’s fall, one hospital in Georgia learned how expensive unsafe furniture can
APRIL 6, 2017
In response to the high risk of depression among physicians in training and the elevated r
APRIL 23, 2015
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn’t come, surprisingly, when
JULY 12, 2018
by Josh Poltilove Have clinicians fill out M1910 (Fall risk assessment) prior to a
Problems related to medication are a common cause of preventable hospital readmissions. A new stu
Problems related to medication are a common cause of preventable hospital readmissions. A new stu
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program R
JANUARY 13, 2017
The responsibility of educating patients and their families often falls to nurses, from explainin
JANUARY 12, 2017
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed
JULY 1, 2018
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed t
MAY 1, 2018
By Jennifer Thew, RN Suicide prevention awareness month is the time for nurse lea
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
  ROM and contracture ­prevention and recognition
AUGUST 1, 2011
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
Comments on the IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measure: Falls with Major Injury are due October
  A joint study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Pre
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Suicide prevention and ligature risk was a major topic at The Joint Commission (TJC)’s 2019
by Josh Poltilove Aides can be an integral part of preventing hospitalizations,
  In 2009, Main Line Health evaluated its safety culture and identified preventable
APRIL 28, 2015
There’s been a lot of talk lately about ligature and suicide prevention in hospitals, espec
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
There’s been a lot of talk lately about ligature and suicide prevention in hospitals, espec
JANUARY 1, 2019
Three of the top health systems in the country are setting standards that will prevent hospitals
MAY 27, 2015
  Reducing the risk of work-related injuries
  Modern Healthcare Risk Management
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Some words of advice about conducting risk assessments at your facility Editor&rsqu
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
How much of a role can emergency departments (ED) play in preventing suicide attempts? The world&
After missing a proposed fall start date, CMS has announced last week that its Medicare Part B dr
DECEMBER 27, 2016
In case hospitals weren’t devoting enough attention to preventing central line–associ
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Surveyors still feel that more can be done to prevent Legionella and waterborne pathogens
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
This past summer, a spotlight was shone on the risks posed by Legionella. The bacterium
  More oversight is required to prevent fraud and abuse of Medicare
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
  Claims for Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program services being denied
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Revisions outline a more straightforward approach to mitigate patient safety risks
JANUARY 13, 2016
Effectively treating any infection requires a certain measure of early identification and rapid r
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
  Reducing the risk of litigation and negative survey outcomes by creating realistic expectatio
DECEMBER 11, 2015
  Medicare billing: A common compliance risk area
APRIL 15, 2016
  SNFs: Strategies to mitigate readmission and rehospitalization risk
  Reduce your audit risk: How to analyze the UB-04
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
  Counting patient steps predicts readmissions risk
DECEMBER 14, 2017
Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a study in the Journal of th
How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 21, 2016
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 14, 2016
 A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk a
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
A new Los Angeles Times report alleges that device maker Olympus Corp. knew about the risk of inf
DECEMBER 30, 2015
In an effort to better inform the American public about the risks related to heart failure, the A
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Who are those most likely to try to escape, and what are some of the ways you can prevent it?
JANUARY 12, 2017
  Note from the instructor: More good news regarding expanded preventive services
Schedule staff drills and update emergency carts to prevent RFIs Malignant hyperthermia
OCTOBER 1, 2017
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
How to prevent maternal mortality More women are dying during
Despite the risk that bloodborne diseases represent, a new study published in
JANUARY 26, 2016
BY JAY KUMAR As it works toward its goal of eliminating preventable in-h
“I’ve found that burnout is incredibly easy to fall into because you don’t know
JUNE 5, 2015
  SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
  Compliance and the UB-04: How to identify risk areas and analyze provider information
AUGUST 21, 2015
By A.J. Plunkett Review and update your all-hazards risk assessme
MARCH 7, 2019
Using claims data, the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed the preventable
MARCH 8, 2016
A new CMS memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, and int
DECEMBER 19, 2017
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
A window washer was critically injured August 5 after falling six stories at Chicago's Northweste
AUGUST 6, 2015
Privacy Policy synopsis.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not i
JULY 10, 2015
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not
In November, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined
JANUARY 13, 2016
The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working on
AUGUST 23, 2016
Oral nutritional supplements may be key to preventing disease-related malnutrition, particularly
JANUARY 15, 2016
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
JANUARY 1, 2019
Get back to basics and pinpoint what risk analysis, assessment, and management tr
Risk adjustment is central to pay for performance, whereby high-quality cost effective care can b
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Unintended retention of foreign objects, patient falls, and suicide were the top three sentinel e
APRIL 21, 2015
With the exception of states in the Northeast and upper Midwest, states are falling below the rec
JANUARY 7, 2016
prevention-six-steps-to-improving-patient-safe
JUNE 11, 2015
by Kirsten Dize Guidance on new items capturing information on falls, mobility,
  There are instances when a patient comes in for routine preventive office visits
The new memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, interim g
DECEMBER 14, 2017
After several months of debate, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally publ
MARCH 22, 2016
Simple handwashing is the best known way to prevent hospital infections, but according to a
JUNE 15, 2015
Looking for new strategies to help prevent readmissions related to chronic obstructive pulmonary
OCTOBER 27, 2015
We're trying to get a potential Suicide Prevention in Hospitals book approved and need your help.
APRIL 24, 2018
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
MARCH 10, 2016
A discussion about fire attention and prevention October was Fire
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Looking to spot risks factors for mental illness or suicide? A new report shows that these proble
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
JANUARY 13, 2017
A Leapfrog Group report found that hospitals need to improve high-risk surgery patient outcomes.
MARCH 17, 2015
The idea behind hand hygiene compliance efforts is to reduce the risk of infection in healthcare
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
A former employee at a Colorado hospital may have put thousands of patients at risk of disease af
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
“All residents appear to be at risk for sleep impairment and its effects on performance, an
JUNE 8, 2018
Earlier this week, I received a question regarding the need to do a risk assessment that would al
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Wishing you could weigh in on The Joint Commission’s expectations about suicide risk? You h
MARCH 29, 2018
Wishing you could weigh in on The Joint Commission’s expectations about suicide risk? You h
MARCH 27, 2018
Fall 2014 osteopathic medical college enrollment increased by 5.2% over 2013, according to data
With three new medical degree programs starting up in Texas by the fall of 2018, there is a growi
JULY 17, 2015
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 6, 2018
The White House on Friday announced long-term plans to combat and prevent antibiotic-resistant ba
MARCH 31, 2015
Work in teams when possible Call for support to prevent unsafe transfers
Looking for a better way to gauge readmission risk? University of Texas (UT) researchers say they
This March, a team of experts working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Human resources professionals can play a vital role in preventing workplace violence in ho
JUNE 12, 2014
  Tips to prevent physician burnout Physicians experiencing
JULY 24, 2014
A recently released study finds that hospitals aren’t doing all they can to prevent deadly
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
JANUARY 5, 2017
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
A critical question in medicine will come before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall: How much powe
Healthcare information technology systems are falling short when it comes to supporting physician
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
APRIL 5, 2018
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Controversy flared this fall in Salt Lake City after police body camera footage of the July 26 a
Facility accused of failing to address workplace violence risks it had promised to remedy
AUGUST 17, 2017
It is commonly accepted that residents and fellows are at risk for burnout. To help prevent it, t
MARCH 15, 2019
Risk: The record does not contain a legible signature with credential
DECEMBER 29, 2015
It's time for your organization to begin its risk assessment—do you know where your PHI is?
Feds had challenged medical center's workplace violence prevention program
JUNE 15, 2017
Safe storage, handling, injection, and infusion of vaccines can prevent infections, but those pr
JULY 19, 2018
Specifications for the proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 30-Day Potentially Preventable Re
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) is taking steps to help prevent opioid abuse.
Nearly half of U.S. hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection th
MAY 7, 2015
The ACGME, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and the Mayo Clinic recently introd
DECEMBER 2, 2016
Due to possible health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed a ban
MARCH 24, 2016
While I have little doubt that we will yet again revisit the management of ligature risks and beh
MAY 16, 2019