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Here is more Sentinel Event data (http://ow.ly/Y8A3u), along with each type broken down by year (http://ow.ly/Y8AcP).
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We asked our customers for feedback. Now we want to share what they said through our Voice of the Customer blog series. http://ow.ly/Y5Aac
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Our Advanced Certification in Heart Failure team is proud to support National Wear Red Day. #GoRed
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Learn about resources for the #Zika virus and our latest prepublication standards in today's Joint Commission Online. http://ow.ly/XUjK0
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Interesting Modern Healthcare blog looking at most frequent sentinel events of 2015 -- objects left inside patients, wrong-site surgeries and patient suicides. http://ow.ly/XReiS
Objects left inside patients, wrong-site surgeries and patient suicides were the most frequent sentinel events reported to the Joint Commission in 2015, according to preliminary data provided to Modern Healthcare.
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Make sure to check out our new Core Measure Solution Exchange® which promotes the sharing of performance measurement success stories between accredited hospitals. http://ow.ly/XHf4h
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We've posted updated Sentinel Event data. http://ow.ly/Y8qbM
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One of our projects successfully reduced the average number of monthly falls of by 64.8 percent and has sustained the results for four years. Read about it in the 2015 issue of the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage. http://ow.ly/Y0pUt
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Missed last week's home care webinar "Standards Compliance 101: The Must Haves?" View the on-demand replay and slides today. http://ow.ly/XX9vn
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The February 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on sustaining top performance on Joint Commission accountability measures. http://ow.ly/XRyPw
The February 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on sustaining top performance on Joint Commission accountability measures: bit.ly/1WSlDyo
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There may be as many as 400,000 adverse medical events per year. Learn nine more eye-opening facts about medical errors in this Becker's article. http://ow.ly/XOlr2
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We've posted two new prepublication standards that will both go into effect July 1. http://ow.ly/XGIe3
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An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
 
Our Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
 
Vision Statement: All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.