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Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Disasters can blur the lines between victims and responders, so don't overlook the psychological
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Emergency management ASHE study offers guidelines for emergency power res
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
Q: In the event of a natural disaster or public health emergency, do organizations still
AUGUST 25, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Since the start of the 21st century, the U.S. has suffered several major disasters: hurricanes, f
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 23, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
I suspect that I may return to the coming changes to the Life Safety standards and EPs dealing wi
JANUARY 4, 2018
SAFETY
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) raised concerns about the security of information system ge
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
As your hospital's emergency planner and safety professional, there's a lot on your plate these d
JUNE 30, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 4, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
 A proposed new emergency management
JUNE 5, 2014
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 28, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
SAFETY
Resilient design and security strategies are two of the hottest topics on the minds of those resp
MARCH 15, 2018
SAFETY
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
In the wake of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, devastating floods around the
MARCH 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Facility safety Annual facility review checklist. Jan., p. 4. Checklist: En
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Emergency management ASPR-TRACIE resource provides guidance on planning for
JANUARY 2, 2019
SAFETY
The National Safety Council has safety/get-involved/na
JUNE 21, 2018
SAFETY
The Healthcare Disaster Exercises Toolkit is your go-to resource for pl
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
SAFETY
The HIM department typically manages release of information (ROI) , but privacy and security offi
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 27, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The most overlooked part of your facility might be the most vulnerable when it comes to security
AUGUST 24, 2017
SAFETY
Patient safety is difficult even when there isn't a hurricane raging outside While the
OCTOBER 4, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
An international watchdog for safety and security in healthcare facilities has released a report
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
Sound emergency planning requires safety professionals to adopt an "all-hazards" approa
DECEMBER 17, 2015
SAFETY
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
SAFETY
Officials for the Department of Veterans Affairs are reviewing safety protocols in VA hosp
MAY 15, 2014
SAFETY
Train staff on rules about protecting patient privacy and prepare security personnel in case they
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
SAFETY
In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety officer
DECEMBER 15, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety Foundation (IAHSS) in August
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Facility safety GAO: OSHA needs to reassess need for a workplace violence
JANUARY 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Crosswalk designed to help facilities stay on top of new rule Hospital safety professio
JUNE 29, 2017
SAFETY
Time is running out to meet the new emergency management (EM) Conditions of Participation (CoP) a
AUGUST 15, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A working relationship with law enforcement is key to the safety, efficacy, and well-being of eve
APRIL 2, 2018
SAFETY
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
All O2 patients need to at least be assessed on a comprehensive assessment for safety. If you see an
JUNE 11, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 16, 2015
SAFETY
A hospital in Massachusetts unveiled changes last week to the security policies and procedures in
OCTOBER 5, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The threat of an active shooter roaming the hallways is one of the biggest worries among safety
AUGUST 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Privacy and information security programs in healthcare organizations have developed and matured
DECEMBER 16, 2014
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  In this Q&A with safety expert Marge McFarlane, learn about how some of the
MARCH 27, 2014
SAFETY
The threat of an active shooter roaming the hallways is one of the biggest worries among safety p
JUNE 1, 2018
SAFETY
JANUARY 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
You might think you have the most well put-together life safety compliance program, but the minut
JULY 28, 2016
SAFETY
Designing security features into a new healthcare facility or renovated space from the beginning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
According to the 2016 Hospital Security Survey, compiled by Health Facilities Management
OCTOBER 13, 2016
SAFETY
Hospital EDs are extremely busy during the summer months because of accidents and injuries. While
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
These agencies will likely (or already have) proposed changes that will affect life safety issue
MARCH 30, 2017
SAFETY
In anticipation of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18, 2017), our sister publication
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
The National Safety Council has safety/get-involved/na
JUNE 28, 2018
SAFETY
OCTOBER 28, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Incident at hospital where surgeon was killed renews security debate When a man upset o
MARCH 9, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Security professionals considering upgrading their emergency communications system are often plag
JUNE 9, 2016
SAFETY
Patient safety advocate ECRI Institute has released a list of what it says are the top 10
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 19, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Management matters Survival when
MARCH 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 21, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A look at how local hospitals prepared for and managed the inclement weather
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released its top management and performance challenges
DECEMBER 1, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 27, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Consult your emergency management plan when facing an impending storm, and update this plan with
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 21, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The National Safety Council has designated June as its annual National Safety Month as a way
JUNE 28, 2018
NURSING
In the healthcare safety world, much attention is paid to the need for hospitals to ramp up their
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
If you're like most, and hopefully, all hospital safety professionals, you spend most of your car
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
Editor's note: In this excerpt from the new HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Sur
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
Staff and patients at hospitals can usually count on a certain level of security when they come s
MARCH 10, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The National Safety Council has safety/get-involved/na
JUNE 7, 2018
SAFETY
The National Safety Council has safety/get-involved/nationa
JUNE 14, 2018
SAFETY
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Insights into patient safety culture AHRQ's survey of medical off
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Disease Management and Injury Prevention
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
MARCH 22, 2004
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As I think everyone is aware, there has been a lot (okay, perhaps quite a lot) of focus during ou
MAY 26, 2016
SAFETY
Your role as a life safety professional in your healthcare facility is clear-cut and important. T
DECEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
Last week, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) announced the recipients of the 2017
MAY 18, 2017
NURSING
safety-systems-chapt
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Myth: Security is an IT function   Security invol
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Plan staff activities for National Patient Safety Awareness Week
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 2, 2019
SAFETY
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Despite gains in compliance and security potentially linked to industry emphasis on the HI
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 17, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
If you’re in charge of emergency management at your facility, you’ve probably done a
MARCH 5, 2015
SAFETY
JANUARY 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 18, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Joint Commission will include a new “Patient Safety Systems” chapter in its 2015
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
In the nearly six months I’ve been back in the consulting world, one trend during Joint Com
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
SAFETY
JUNE 15, 2017
SAFETY
 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
JULY 1, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 15, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
With so many moving parts in a healthcare organization, privacy and security incidents are someti
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Get back to basics and pinpoint what risk analysis, assessment, and management tr
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A new set of tools was released last week to help protect patients from safety risks caused by he
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
MARCH 20, 2008
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Over time, I’ve developed certain thoughts relative to the management of the survey process
MAY 14, 2015
SAFETY
Nationwide opioid crisis intersects with facilities management, safety in stalls of public restr
MAY 11, 2017
SAFETY
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
NURSING, LIFE SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, REVENUE CYCLE, REVENUE CYCLE
JUNE 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
JUNE 1, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  Securing forensic and behavioral health patients
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The National Safety Council, a safety advocate group that promotes safety in homes, workpl
MAY 14, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The National Safety Council, a safety advocate group that promotes safety in homes, workplaces, a
MAY 26, 2016
SAFETY
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Security programs must be comprehensive and dynamic. All administrative, physical
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HIPAA privacy and security officers can build a culture of compliance by having privacy and secur
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Police are investigating a February 10 incident during which a man walked into Baptist Hospital i
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Dear readers, In the past I’ve written about the safety measures hospitals
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
As I eagerly await the final numbers of the most frequently cited standards during the 2014 surve
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
SAFETY
A San Antonio hospital is beefing up security after several close calls involving employee safety
OCTOBER 27, 2016
SAFETY
During your next Joint Commission survey, be prepared to answer three new questions before even s
AUGUST 30, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Our life safety expert answers all your questions about facility compliance Editor&rs
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
SAFETY
Albert Wu, MD, MPH, professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Publ
AUGUST 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Consider managing all your pharmaceuticals as hazardous waste, especially if you are a smaller fa
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
BY A.J. PLUNKETT Consider managing all your pharmaceuticals as hazardous
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Hospitals continued to struggle with safety issues in 2018, according to The Joint Commission&rsq
APRIL 4, 2019
SAFETY
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) oversight and the security of ePHI are on the Office of the Inspect
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
OCTOBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Visit HCMarketplace
DECEMBER 19, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
JANUARY 4, 2018
SAFETY
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the
MARCH 31, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Improve patient safety with this must-have DVD! Medication management has always been cha
MAY 27, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 21, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 20, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Many lab managers and safety professionals tell me they cannot get staff to maintain compliance w
MARCH 24, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
July is known in emergency preparedness circles as National Bioterrorism/Disaster Awarenes
JUNE 25, 2014
SAFETY
It’s been almost four full years since unimaginable disaster struck the city of Joplin, Mis
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 25, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Dear readers: Briefings on Hospital Safety has been helping hospitals navigate Life Safe
JUNE 1, 2019
SAFETY
The Leapfrog Group’s latest Hospital Safety Scores reveal sluggish patient safety improveme
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
SAFETY
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, is a laboratory safety office
OCTOBER 8, 2015
SAFETY
JUNE 8, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
On January 22 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to improve security standards fo
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
Healthcare employers should promote worker safety for a number of reasons, not the least of which
JUNE 1, 2017
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
During the third task of the mock survey, information gathering, areas of concern will be identif
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The National Safety Council, a safety advocate group that promotes safety in homes, workpl
JUNE 11, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Joint Commission announced it was changing its interim life safety measure (ILSM) evaluation
APRIL 4, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Regulatory agencies encourage hospitals to rethink security and safety policies about dangerous
APRIL 28, 2017
SAFETY
  One interesting thing to note during a recent CMS validation survey up here in t
MAY 1, 2014
SAFETY
Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc., a provider of office management software for dental practi
JANUARY 26, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
During his January 20 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama discussed a proposal tha
JANUARY 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 19, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
I just wanted to say thank you to the many readers who submitted answers for the Safety We
JUNE 25, 2014
SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 14, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
DECEMBER 29, 2016
SAFETY
JUNE 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Improving patient safety is a driving force in healthcare–91% of healthcare leaders rank pa
MAY 19, 2011
JANUARY 19, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 20, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Who should be notified when a medication has been recalled for safety reasons by the FDA or by th
MAY 27, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 29, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Albert Wu, MD, MPH, professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Publ
SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
RESIDENCY
In a sweeping act of legislation that may affect the future of healthcare safety, late last year
JUNE 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 21, 2016
SAFETY
Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc., a provider of office management software for dental practi
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
To improve the culture of safety, facilities need to work most on communication openness, handoff
MAY 23, 2019
NURSING
JANUARY 16, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 4, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
One month after a fatal error, patient leaders were able to reduce overridden safety alerts by 6
AUGUST 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
During a recent Joint Commission survey, a question was raised regarding the “length”
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Implementing a hazardous waste management program requires five primary steps Inspector
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 30, 2014
SAFETY
Prompted by patient safety concerns, The Joint Commission conducted a surprise survey last
JUNE 11, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
“During my residency, the times were different. We weren’t necessarily encouraged to
AUGUST 10, 2018
RESIDENCY
“During my residency, the times were different. We weren’t necessarily encouraged to
AUGUST 17, 2018
RESIDENCY
One of the recurring complaints I get from folks in the clinic safety field is that it can
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month, and we at HCPro
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
For eight years, while performing lab safety audits, I have cited a couple of labs for having key
JANUARY 7, 2016
SAFETY
This book is a comprehensive self-inspection guide for outpatient medical practices. Safety offic
JULY 15, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 22, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
MAY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 25, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Security changes designed to improve communication between the Milwaukee Police Department
APRIL 3, 2014
SAFETY
Lab safety thoughts on time travel, PPE, and misplaced food Editor’s note: In
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Gain the tools and guidance to create a culture of high reliability and safety within your organi
JANUARY 11, 2018
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 25, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Many CDI professionals come to the CDI ranks after a career in case management (CM). Many report
OCTOBER 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Patient safety
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Hospitals work very hard and spend a lot of money to keep their facilities secure, and that inclu
APRIL 21, 2016
SAFETY
JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  The HITECH Act, which included changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This article originally appeared in the February/March issue of Patient Safety Monitor J
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
Now that CMS and The Joint Commission are placing greater emphasis on emergency management, this
JULY 29, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In a highly-anticipated move, CMS has officially adopted the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Cod
JUNE 9, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2016
SAFETY
The safety culture varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. Most lab employees these
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 15, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
With all the folderol relating to the changes in the management of life safety conditions in our
AUGUST 11, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Recently, the AORN Journal published an editorial penned by Kelly Putnam, the managing editor, hi
DECEMBER 3, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
by Crys S. Draconi, education manager for neurosciences at Tufts Medical Center and independ
JULY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
Between 2010 and 2013, patient safety improved with a 17% reduction in rates of hospital-acquired
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Joint Commission continues to cite hospitals for the same life safety violations every year,
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Safety champions at Henry Ford Health System have helped transform the way staff members prevent
DECEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
It has been almost 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Needlestick Safety and Preven
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
In what seemingly is becoming a common headline in hospital safety news, more hospitals&md
MARCH 20, 2014
SAFETY
JULY 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Editor's note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers y
APRIL 1, 2018
SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 4, 2019
RESIDENCY
manager-s-legal-companion-a-practical-guide-to-legal-
JULY 2, 2015
NURSING
JULY 29, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 4, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
JANUARY 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Safety-Awareness-Week-Runs-From-March-13-to-
MAY 5, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
www.Strate
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of four articles on Patient Safety Indicat
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The National Patient Safety Foundation along with The Daisy Foundation have announced the winners
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 21, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Sometimes, particularly during the summer, it can be a challenge to come up with compelling-hopef
JULY 30, 2015
SAFETY
One might argue that the most effective managers are those who don't manage alone. Effective mana
AUGUST 18, 2016
SAFETY
Patient/family education on the importance of medication management is a critical component of me
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its workplace violence preve
APRIL 7, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Join HCPro on Friday, May 8 for a 90-minute webcast that will help accreditation and safety profe
MARCH 31, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Last month, the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a safety commun
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
New Patient Safety Systems chapter includes two existing Medical Staff standards
JANUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Case managers may not be physicians, but they are integral to the quality of patient care.
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Improve your plans to manage the spread of pathogenic biological substances such as Legionella be
DECEMBER 4, 2017
SAFETY
Hot off the press: 296 pages of CDC disaster advice The Centers for Disea
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 12, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Is it possible to overemphasize the importance of safety conversations between frontline supervis
MAY 31, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 3, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 28, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
If the results from your next survey include more life safety compliance issues than you’re
APRIL 13, 2017
SAFETY
Data used to gauge and rank the safety of hospitals are woefully inaccurate, according to Johns
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 20, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Can predictive analytics push patient safety into the 21st century? Experts say n
DECEMBER 14, 2016
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Solid leadership is central to promoting and sustaining a culture of safety in any healthcare org
APRIL 13, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH)
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
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ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 7, 2005
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Revisions outline a more straightforward approach to mitigate patient safety risks
JANUARY 13, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In a highly-anticipated move, CMS has officially adopted the 2012 edition of the Life Safety
JUNE 9, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
In patient safety, when hospital accreditors take an interest in something, you should as well.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Editor's note: In this excerpt from the HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Survey,
JULY 1, 2018
SAFETY
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 29, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
NURSING
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JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Staff Safety and General Training
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
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SAFETY
In our intermittently continuing series on the (final!) adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code(r),
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SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Crys S. Draconi, C-TAGME, education manager for neurosciences at Tufts Medical Center and
OCTOBER 6, 2017
RESIDENCY
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MARCH 1, 2018
SAFETY
Encouraging patients to speak up about problems that occur during hospitalizations can improve
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RESIDENCY
The ECRI Institute has published its 2017 list of top patient safety hazards and concerns. The In
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Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
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PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
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For anyone out there in the hospital safety or engineering world that needs a little help underst
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This course explains the HIPAA privacy and security rules that are relevant to business associa
JUNE 22, 2015
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JULY 23, 2014
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JULY 30, 2014
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JANUARY 6, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In my mind (okay, what's left of it), the "marketing" of safety and the management of t
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SAFETY
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the 2015 HCPro book, Lab Safety Tr
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MAY 12, 2014
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PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 17, 2015
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JUNE 16, 2014
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MAY 8, 2019
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As the designated emergency management professional within your healthcare organization, you have
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SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
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ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 5, 2019
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Pain management Pain management
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LONG-TERM CARE
Your key to a perfect safety training program is as close as a website customized for the hazard
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PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
As you probably know as a healthcare safety professional responsible for the safety of your facil
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SAFETY
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 22, 2014
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OCTOBER 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 28, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 26, 2015
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NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 30, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Setting the wayback machine for the dark ages of safety (well, 2011 or so), we come to the last t
MARCH 14, 2019
SAFETY
Over the next four years, $383.7 billion will be spent on adverse patient safety events in the Un
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
AUGUST 1, 2018
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JUNE 18, 2014
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DECEMBER 1, 2016
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A Certification and recertification surveys typically take place over several days. During the en
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
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FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 16, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Facility safety Be mindful of FDA ban on antiseptic chemicals, March, p. 4
JANUARY 2, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
HCPro honors nurses during National Nurses Week 2012 National Nurses W
MAY 7, 2012
During an emergency, the hospital should determine the level of control that is needed for the pa
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
How can nurse managers ensure that new staff members absorb and apply the new behaviors and skill
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NURSING
JUNE 23, 2014
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AUGUST 12, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 26, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Safety-related requirements continue to plague hospitals, according to The Joint Commission&rsquo
AUGUST 30, 2018
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FDA recently issued a safety communication on intravascular medical devices (IMD), stating that t
DECEMBER 1, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
RESIDENCY
 Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
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JULY 14, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
safety/pfp/interimhacrate2014.
DECEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 29, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
I think we can agree that things in the safety world are moving along at a pretty good clip, part
DECEMBER 7, 2017
SAFETY
Originally appeared in Hospital Safety Insider. In a
MARCH 1, 2018
NURSING
by Crys S. Draconi, C-TAGME, education manager for neurosciences at Tufts Medical Center and
JUNE 16, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Security officers at a hospital in Seattle will begin to carry Taser guns on them to help
JUNE 5, 2014
SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
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APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 7, 2014
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MARCH 5, 2015
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JULY 9, 2015
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FEBRUARY 26, 2016
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MAY 26, 2016
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MARCH 1, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
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MARCH 1, 2014
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Pain Management. Please click on the PDF icon. Pain Management
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JUNE 2, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
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DECEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For the second time in three years, The Joint Commission has released a Quick Safety issue on the
MAY 30, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
 A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk a
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
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Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, an
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
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FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurse managers and their staff often face racism in the work place. In 2013, Minority Nurse
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The following is an excerpt from our new book, managing-complex
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 13, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
PATIENT SAFETY & QUALITY HEALTHCARE (www.psqh.c
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
new report
JUNE 12, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 8, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 23, 2014
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A security guard at an Akron, Ohio hospital was critically injured February 16 when a behavioral
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
SAFETY
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
OCTOBER 31, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 5, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
There's a reason that hospitals practice evacuating patients in a hurry in case of a disaster. In
MAY 5, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 22, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN At some point during HealthLeaders' annual
MAY 15, 2019
NURSING
JULY 6, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
More than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States received Hospital Safety Scores, and altho
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 27, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: As part of an integrated access management program, what medical documen
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by: Marla Durben Hirsch The lack of an appointed head of the Occupational Safe-ty
MARCH 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In an effort to prevent medical identity theft, new Medicare cards will not list the Social Secur
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 4, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 13, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 3, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  Pain management
JANUARY 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  Time management
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
  Proactive Denial Management
DECEMBER 14, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is design
JULY 17, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Although HIM professionals do not treat or diagnose patients, their role in managing all the movi
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
With the introduction of the Next Accreditation System, patient safety and quality improvement (P
APRIL 26, 2019
RESIDENCY
Life Safety and Environment of Care standards comprised seven of The Joint Commission&rsqu
APRIL 1, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Patient safety experts contend with a multitude of intricate health complications, from healthcar
JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Frontline managers play an important role in improving patient experience, safety, and quality o
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
How to prevent maternal mortality More women are dying during
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Case reminds safety managers to keep systems in compliance, even if enforcement loosens
MAY 18, 2017
SAFETY
OCTOBER 17, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jay Kumar Patient Safety Movement (PSM) has made major progress towar
JANUARY 22, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This is the fourth and final article in the Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) 90 series.
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is design
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
You can expect renewed interest in your water management program. This summer, CMS sent out a ne
SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
You can expect renewed interest in your water management program. This summer, CMS sent out a new
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 14, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
JANUARY 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 19, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 2, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 3, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
The national rate of physician turnover held steady at just under 7% during the past two years, b
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
A new study in the American Journal of Managed Care shows that efforts to focus reduce dep
APRIL 14, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
APRIL 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Can you explain the difference between a security incident and a data breach? I feel l
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 20, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Prepare for the new Patient Safety Systems chapters and redesigned Sentinel Events chapter with t
JUNE 3, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 27, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 19, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The family of a man shot by a security guard at a Lynchburg, Virginia, hospital January 10 has re
JANUARY 14, 2016
SAFETY
  Bowel and bladder management Bowel and bladder management
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 29, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor's note: We get a lot of comments from safety professionals just like you looking for answe
OCTOBER 20, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 28, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hospital safety consultant Steve MacArthur keeps tabs on the latest news and trends affecting hos
MARCH 16, 2017
SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers you
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
By Eunice Moore During the transition from hospital to home--or a skilled nursin
DECEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Anticoagulant drugs remain one of the top safety concerns for hospitals around the country
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
During the second review, program directors, faculty, and coordinators will thoroughly review the
OCTOBER 25, 2013
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 1, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Book excerpt from managing-intergenerational-nursing-t
AUGUST 24, 2017
NURSING
To commemorate Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 10-16), the In
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NURSING
AUGUST 9, 2016
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NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Strategies and attributes of critical thinking during the treatment process include the following
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Modern Healthcare Risk Management
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Medicare Managed Care Appeals & Grievances
JULY 6, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
We don't need to tell you that safety is important. You're the safety guru in your facility, and
MAY 28, 2015
SAFETY
A bit of a hodge-podge this week, with the thematic element of security being the tie that binds,
AUGUST 3, 2017
SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 19, 2015
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
SAFETY
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
During last weekend's nationwide chill and a few days before Winter Storm Grayson plowed through
JANUARY 4, 2018
SAFETY
The administrator, clinical manager, and any other key personnel should begin reviewing the State
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
HCPro, Inc., a leading provider of residency and fellowship program management resources, announ
OCTOBER 29, 2009
NOVEMBER 6, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Want to save your bosses some money and improve patient safety? Improve
OCTOBER 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 19, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 14, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 18, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 15, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 25, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Most of you in the healthcare safety profession spend your career trying to keep your facility ou
MARCH 26, 2015
SAFETY
With an increasing number of regulations, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Sentinel Event Al
OCTOBER 20, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 24, 2019
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A security breach at a third-party vendor in Ohio may have compromised the medical records of pat
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 7, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 6, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 13, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Generation Xers are America’s middle children; born during a time of declining birth rates,
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
by Josh Poltilove Restructure clinical managers’ positions so they function
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Principles of time management can help nurses—particularly new graduate nurses—accomp
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
The Joint Commission (TJC) in a recent Quick Safety newsletter focused on providing tips
JULY 5, 2018
SAFETY
OCTOBER 19, 2017
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 18, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
While I have little doubt that we will yet again revisit the management of ligature risks and beh
MAY 16, 2019
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Life safety advocates say larger compartments will increase patient safety and facility flexibil
JULY 6, 2017
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Judith L. Kares, JD, regulatory specialist for HCPro. During several
OCTOBER 6, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Nurse management experts Shelley Cohen and Sharon Cox have cre
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
MAY 23, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 10, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 15, 2016
RESIDENCY
JULY 6, 2017
NURSING
After a CMS survey, the home health agency administrator, clinical manager, and any other key per
FEBRUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 16, 2018
RESIDENCY
Patient safety and quality improvement efforts often fail to demonstrate improved financial outco
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
JULY 26, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 2, 2018
NURSING
Hazards posed by batteries and alcohol preps prompt a review of fire safety issues in clinics
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 20, 2017
RESIDENCY
  Post-Acute Care Has a Quality Management Problem
JULY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services
JANUARY 27, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Optimizing Managed Care Partnerships to Maximize Clinical Outcomes
MARCH 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Product Spotlight: Essential Skills for Nurse Managers
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
MAY 14, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As healthcare progresses through the digital age, health technology and patient safety are inters
JANUARY 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
It was a busy year for hospital safety experts. Whether it was facility safety, worker safety, or
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
SAFETY
The Joint Commission released revisions to its Patient Safety Systems chapter for 2016. The chapt
JANUARY 6, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
By: Dennis Knoff One agency’s experiences during a recent pro
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
How to prevent The Joint Commission’s top Life Safety findings Tak
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
OCTOBER 8, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY