Physical Environment CPR

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CPR Posts

 

Top 5 RFIs for 2015 - Joint Commission Online_August_26_2015.pdf .

August 27, 2015   (0) Comments

TJC Releases 20 Year Summary Data on Sentinel Event Alerts - On Friday, April 17th, The Joint Commission (TJC) updated its Sentinel Event data they have been collecting for 20 years.  The data includes causes, trends,

April 21, 2015   (0) Comments

Alarms, Health IT, and Patient Violence Lead ECRI Institute’s 2015 List of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns - Alarms, Health IT, and Patient Violence Lead ECRI Institute’s 2015 List of

April 8, 2015   (0) Comments

OSHA Updates “Guidance for Protecting Healthcare and Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence” - OSHA Updates “Guidance for Protecting Healthcare and Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence”   4/2/15   In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more than 23,000 significant injuries due

April 7, 2015   (0) Comments

Important TJC Update; Delayed Implementation of New Environment of Care Elements of Performance Related to Diagnostic Imaging Standards - In January 2014, The Joint Commission published new requirements that address risks associated with diagnostic imaging equipment for accredited hospitals that were intended to be

May 19, 2014   (0) Comments

Joint Commission Releases Sentinel Event Statistics – 2004 through 2013 - The Joint Commission (TJC) has released a summary of Sentinel Events for 2004-2013 (see link to summary report below).  Sentinel Events are defined by TJC

April 30, 2014   (0) Comments

Revised Requirements for the Environment of Care (EC) Chapter - March 2014   In December 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) clarified in a

March 11, 2014   (0) Comments

CMS Expands The List of NFPA Life Safety Code Waivers Sept 5 2013 – Ref: S&C: 13-58-LSC -   CMS Expands The List of NFPA Life Safety Code Waivers Sept 5 2013   CMS Expands The List of NFPA

September 9, 2013   (0) Comments