Latest Joint Commission Stories

2013-04-30 23:03:08

Special Sessions Offered on Clinical Alarm Safety, Patient Safety and Hospital Risk, Pain Management as a Safety Issue, at the 15th NPSF Patient Safety Congress in New Orleans, May 8-10, 2013. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 The National Patient Safety Foundation has announced special breakfast sessions at the 15th annual NPSF Congress, May 8-10, in New Orleans, LA, that will focus on late-breaking developments in the field. On Thursday, May 9, Gerry Castro, MPH, of The Joint Commission...

2013-04-25 23:04:37

The recent announcement of the Final Omnibus Rule by the Department of Health and Human Services, establishes important guidelines for care organizations that handle sensitive health information. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Confidentiality and substance dependency rehabilitation remain inseparable from each other. A newly announced rule from the Department of Health and Human Services changes the definition of Protected Health Information in a way that applies specifically to...

2013-04-19 23:00:49

Dr. Nir of Palms Wellington Plastic Surgery and Prestige Surgical Center becomes a part of an elite group of surgeons accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). Accreditation distinguishes this surgical facility from many other outpatient surgical facilities by providing a safe work environment and the highest quality of care to its patients. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Palms Wellington Plastic Surgery and Prestige...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'