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2014-01-02 23:22:15

Medical Staffing Solutions, LLC a leader in Healthcare Staffing passed The Joint Commission Certification. In addition, as a result of the certification review conducted on 11/25/2013, there are no requirements for improvement identified. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Medical Staffing Solutions, LLC, a leader in medical staffing, celebrates a deficiency-free certification for all the services reviewed under the applicable manual for Health Care Staffing Certifications. This...

2013-12-20 23:22:43

Advanced Medical proudly announces its earning of recertification for the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission. Port Orange, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Advanced Medical, a travel therapy company specializing in the placement of Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists, proudly announces its earning of recertification for the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission. Advanced Medical was originally designated with certification in 2009....

2013-12-16 23:23:12

Easter Maine Medical Center partnered with LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, to achieve a standard of excellence recognized by the Joint Commission this past November - http://www.saferpatients.com. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 In 2012, LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, began an extensive program with Easter Maine Medical Center(EMMC). LifeWings Safety Coach, Alan Price, a U.S. Air Force Command pilot and retired Lt. Colonel, worked with EMMC and says, " I am...

2013-12-04 23:29:58

Surgical mistakes, including operating on the wrong patient, or the wrong site on the right patient, or the wrong procedure on the correct patient topped all reported medical mistakes in first half of 2013. LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, offers seven common sense solutions to this shocking statistic. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Hospitals are required to report medical mistakes, known as “Sentinel Events” in healthcare, to The Joint Commission (TJC)....

2013-12-04 23:24:53

Dr. Mark Chassin, President and CEO of the Joint Commission is quoted in his Oct. 9, 2013 Leadership Blog (http://is.gd/pUxfwK) how High Reliability Health Care can improve patient safety, but he then goes on to say that this is thus far only an assessment tool just being tested in one state. Dr. Ira Williams discusses how Chassin and other highly reputable sources continue to try to transfer proven safety measures from existing industries, commercial aviation, etc., into patient safety...

2013-11-26 23:23:38

State-of-the-art hospital joins other Victory Healthcare facilities already accredited in its efforts to continually improve performance. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Victory Surgical Hospital East Houston has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation from The Joint Commission, a recognition of Victory Surgical Hospital East Houston’s dedication to compliance with The Joint Commission’s high quality standards in healthcare. "In achieving Joint...

2013-11-25 23:29:56

The Pinnacle Schools has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The Pinnacle Schools has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and...

2013-11-21 23:33:07

Kishwaukee and Valley West Hospitals named to Joint Commission's list of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for 2012. Dekalb, Ill. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Kishwaukee and Valley West Hospitals were both named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by the Joint Commission in early November. Kish and Valley West Hospitals are two of 1,099 hospitals in the United States that earned the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence...


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