Category: Joint Commission

The Joint Commission Issues New Alert on Violence Against Health Care Workers

The Joint Commission has issued a new Sentinel Event Alert during Workplace Violence Awareness Month to help health care workers in hospitals and other health care settings recognize violence from patients and visitors, become prepared to handle it, and more effectively address the aftermath. To help address these contributing factors, the alert provides seven actions suggested by The Joint Commission.

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The Joint Commission Selects Apervita to Enable Easier ECQM Submission

The Joint Commission (TJC) has selected health insights company Apervita to enable thousands of accredited hospitals with ORYX data reporting requirements to directly and more easily submit electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data in 2018—a move, TJC officials say—that streamlines an annual process required for hospitals to obtain and maintain accreditation.

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