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Ambulatory Care – The New Frontier of Quality & Safety

TeleTracking_OutpatientTeleTracking’s three-part Joint Commission webinar series, presented by Ann Scott Blouin, the Commission’s executive vice president, customer relations, wrapped up with the topic, “An Emerging Arena for Quality & Safety Issues: The Growth of Ambulatory Care”, featuring information from The Joint Commission’s perspective and experience, along with ambulatory industry knowledge.

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Geographically diverse. Different reporting structures. The topic of ambulatory care, and the quality and safety implications, is particularly relevant as more and more work is done outside the four walls of a traditional hospital. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient facilities and emergency departments totals 1.2 billion1. Today, the Ambulatory Health Care program at The Joint Commission accredits over 2,1002 organizations in a variety of settings.

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Categories: Author: Nanne Finis, Outpatient Care, Patient Flow, The Joint Commission

Clinical Integration: Effectively Teaming Across the Continuum

Clinical IntegrationClinical Integration:  Effectively Teaming Across the Continuum,” the third and final of the three-part webinar series TeleTracking is offering with The Joint Commission, will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11 am (ET).

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Categories: Author: Dennis Morabito, The Joint Commission

Joint Commission Webinar on Impact of Hospital Worker Fatigue

tired nurse-resized-600Worker Fatigue:  Implications for Patient and Staff Safety,” the second of a three-part webinar series TeleTracking is offering with The Joint Commission, will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11 am (ET).

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Categories: Author: Dennis Morabito, The Joint Commission