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Preventable medical errors are actually rising by 1% each year, according to the National Quality Forum publication, 34 Safe Practices for Better Healthcare. Eighteen types of medical errors account for 2.4 million extra hospital days and $9.3 billion in excess care. To avoid reductions in CMS payouts, hospitals must start evaluating ways to proactively reduce errors and adverse events.
During this program, our expert will discuss CMS Hospital CoPs and TJC requirements on patient safety, including the 2015 TJC Patient Safety System chapter. This program will also delve into the issue of non-punitive environments, reporting medication errors, Just Culture theory, adverse events, drug incompatibilities and the related CMS and TJC standards.
Our CMS expert will discuss the balance of a non-punitive medical error environment with the Just Culture theory and how to integrate the free Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program toolkit from AHRQ into your daily operations.
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|- CMS hospital CoP standard||- AHRQ common formats|
|- TJC leadership standards||- Just Culture principles|
|- FMEA and RCA requirements||- Human factor engineering|
|- IOM study on medical errors||- Key features of culture of safety|
|- Leadership structures and systems||- ECRI Top Patient Safety Issues|
|- Patient safety rounds or walk abouts||- Sentinel event requirements|
|- Active versus latent conditions||- OIG study on adverse events|
|- AHRQ 10 Patient Safety Tips for Hospitals||- Other names for 'medical error'|
|- Medication errors and adverse drug events||- Standard revised Tag 508|
|- 34 Safe Practices for Better Healthcare||- High reliability organizations|
|- Corrective actions to prevent reoccurrences||- Definition of patient safety|
|- Requirement for voluntary non-punitive environment||And that's not all!|