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If you have questions or concerns about achieving clinical and operational improvements toward safe, quality patient care, we can help. We encourage you to contact us for a confidential discussion of your needs.
You’ve been notified by The Joint Commission that your healthcare organization’s survey resulted in Preliminary Denial of Accreditation. This was not an outcome anybody anticipated, as previous accreditation and CMS surveys were uneventful. What does this mean? How is this determined? And what steps need to be taken for successful and expedient resolution?read more
Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC, has joined our firm’s leadership as Associate Managing Director. Previously the Director of Standards Interpretation at The Joint Commission, Lisa brings to Compass expert knowledge in the accreditation standards and CMS Conditions of Participation. With this expertise, along with hospital leadership experience, project management skills, and a customer service focus, Lisa is positioned to provide both clinical and operational leadership and support to clients across all of Compass’s service lines.read more
FAQs about sexual harassment and workplace violence in healthcare settings, including strategies and tactics to prevent, detect and remediate. For example, Could incidents of sexual harassment affect accreditation status? (Hint: the answer is yes)read more
Compass Clinical Consulting recognizes the vital role nurses play in the mission toward providing safe, quality patient care — both within our firm and within the many organizations we have the honor of working with — and we thank them for their tireless service and dedication.read more
Becker’s Healthcare released its 2018 edition of “100 great hospitals in America,” recognizing excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction.read more
TJC has issued Sentinel Event Alert 59 to help organizations recognize and acknowledge physical and verbal violence directed against healthcare workers from patients and visitors, better prepare staff to handle violence, and more effectively address the aftermath.read more
Can increased leadership rounds lead to a reduction of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) in hospitals? A recently conducted study published in the American Journal of Infection Control reveals that it might. Healthcare associated infections are complications of...read more
When you have a perceived and very real imbalance of power in the hospital setting, how can you make sure that this is addressed in your organization that people feel that they do have the right to speak out and that someone will take whatever action is necessary?
How do you build the culture and will to take on the imbalance of power within your organization?read more
The Joint Commission has updated their sentinel event data, releasing data from the fourth quarter of 2017 and aggregating data from 2005-2017. 10 Most Reported Sentinel Events for Q4 2017 In 2017, 805 sentinel events were reported, with 87% of these events classified...read more
As staff joins an organization they need to have as part of their required orientation, a zero-tolerance policy introduction and education about their rights and responsibilities. Every right usually has an attendant responsibility. The prevention part is making sure that managers and medical staff leaders are all aware and have a similar zero-tolerance policy.read more