Staffing Effectiveness in Hospitals, 2nd Edition
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Softcover, 175 pages
The Joint Commission
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There is no secret that there is a staffing shortage in this country. Nursing, radiology, and the laboratory are only a few areas affected by this shortage.
Produced by The Joint Commission, this practical book helps your hospital meet the Joint Commission's staffing effectiveness standards. It walks you through, step-by-step, on how to use standards and performance measures to assess staffing effectiveness.
View sample pages from this publication. Staffing Effectiveness in Hospitals will:
- discuss with you the rationale behind The Joint Commission's staffing requirements
- walk you through how to select and use performance measures
- provide you examples on how to improve your recruitment and retention strategies, and
- discusses ways to ensure safety and quality during staffing crises
The Joint Commission's mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, established more than 50 years ago. Joint Commission is governed by a board that includes physicians, nurses, and consumers. Joint Commission sets the standards by which health care quality is measured in America and around the world. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the US. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1951, the Joint Commission has maintained state-of-the-art standards that focus on improving the quality and safety of care provided by health care organizations. The Joint Commission's comprehensive accreditation process evaluates an organization's compliance with these standards and other accreditation requirements.
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