Joint Commission

Read: Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Register by September 24 and save up to $250. The event is being held November 8-10 in Myrtle Beach.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Potential Impacts of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 On Healthcare Security

Healthcare security practitioners should consider the potential impact this alert could have on their healthcare organization’s security programs.

Read: 5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

The IAHSS released guidance this month to help hospitals handle patient and visitor violence.

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

Read: The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

Hospitals, schools and universities that encounter behavioral health issues should include safe behavioral healthcare design in emergency rooms and clinics.

Read: Joint Commission Gives Patient Suicide Prevention Tips to Hospitals

Joint Commission Gives Patient Suicide Prevention Tips to Hospitals

The guidance addresses some of the more contentious issues relating to patient suicide prevention and mitigation in hospitals.

Read: Minn. Hospital Sexual Assault Victim Suing for Lack of Patient Supervision

Minn. Hospital Sexual Assault Victim Suing for Lack of Patient Supervision

The attacker was suffering from heroin withdrawals and was considered dangerous.

Read: Examining The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 for Healthcare Security Practitioners

Examining The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert No. 57 for Healthcare Security Practitioners

Hospital security pros should consider the impact of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57, or The Essential Role of Leadership in Developing a Safety Culture.

Wash. Hospital Sued for Not Heeding Joint Commission’s Safety Warning

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