Search Tag: The Joint Commission

Executive Health Management

Should Poor End-of-Life Care Still Get Accreditation?

2016 03 Oct

In 2013 65 percent of hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds confirmed that they had a palliative care programme. Hospitals with in excess of 300 beds reported that the figure jumped to 90 percent says a Healthcare Finance News report.   While most hospitals do offer palliative care for people with serious illnesses to mange pain, symptoms and contribute... Read more

Executive Health Management

Key Quality Measures Top Performers

2015 23 Nov

The newly released report America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015 summarises data on 49 accountability measures by more than 3300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals in 2014. The report shows the performance of these hospitals on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of various conditions... Read more