Calling the Shots: Nursing News and Notes

JCR

Preparing for Your Joint Commission Visit
09/26/2017
To assure a successful accreditation visit, thorough preparation is essential.
Exclusive interview with Joint Commission Resources (JCR) about why and how to obtain JCR certification.
06/20/2017
Exclusive interview with Joint Commission Resources (JCR) about why and how to obtain JCR certification.  
With hip and knee replacements on the rise, so is the role of the nurse as joint replacement coordinator.
04/18/2017
With hip and knee replacements on the rise, so is the role of the nurse as joint replacement coordinator.
02/28/2017
Falls are the leading cause of death and injury for U.S. citizens over age 65.   
02/01/2017
Increased clinical education can improve care for heart failure patients.
09/15/2016
Focus on Preventing Errors with Look-alike Sound-alike Medications
07/22/2016
Learn the latest on The Joint Commission’s standards for safety.
12/23/2014
Patient acuity is increasing for diseases such as heart failure and stroke. To avoid Medicare readmission penalties and to qualify for Affordable Care Act financial incentives, healthcare facilities need to evaluate and implement strategies that enable them to improve their quality of care. One such strategy is to apply for disease-specific care certifications. 

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