Understanding Medication Management in Your Health Care Organization
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Softcover: 170 pages
The Joint Commission
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This new book is a practical tool for international health care organizations seeking to improve their medication management processes and reduce medication errors.
Forms and checklists provide a practical approach to evaluating your current medication processes. Case studies from international organizations offer solutions and practical approaches to help implement an effective medication management process.
Extensive suggestions and strategies to help organizations meet Joint Commission International’s accreditation standards on medication management are also included.
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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