The target? Wrong-site surgery
The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare’s Targeted Solutions Tool guides healthcare organizations through a step-by-step process to identify, measure, and reduce risks in key processes that can contribute to a wrong site surgery. Itís time! Eliminating healthcare disparities
Equity of Care has released a guide summarizing nine successful hospitals and healthcare systems’ achievement of one of its three goals: increasing the collection of race, ethnicity, and language preference data to facilitate its increased use; increasing cultural competency training for clinicians and support staff; and increasing diversity in governance and management. How to alleviate "second victim" syndrome
One of the primary goals of any healthcare provider is preventing patient harm, but when patients experience adverse medical events, they’re considered the sole victims. The healthcare providers who work diligently to prevent harm suddenly experience emotional trauma—creating second victims. Aging America: Healthcare workers in demand
The American economy is expected to generate 20.2 million new jobs by 2020—25% of which will be healthcare related. Retiring baby boomers will create an additional 33.8 million positions, resulting in 54 million vacancies.
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