Our newsletter for October focuses on the ongoing challenges in Preventing Patient Falls and managing the many aspects of Medical Staff and provider credentialing and privileging.
With more than 700,000 patient falls annually, and a third resulting in significant injury, we need more strategies to prevent patient falls. Chris Pratt provides enlightenment in viewing Prevention of Falls as a Team Sport where everyone has unique and important contributions. Read on to learn more about assessment and mitigation strategies as you consider options for prevention in your organization.
Denise Smith zeroes in on key components of credentialing for all providers. From the time an application is received, primary sources verified, experience and performance measured, to the approval of privileges, necessary steps must be taken. Each provider must be able to demonstrate the education, training, competence and performance needed to carry out specific privileges in a care and effective manner. Learn more about the flow of credentialing and privileging to maximize the effectiveness of your approach.