Category: Quality and Safety

Joint Commission Survey next week

November 11th, 2020 // Quality and Safety

As our Joint Commission Survey date approaches, we’re doing everything we can to prepare the hospital for a successful survey result. A big part of our success comes from you, so be sure to review the set of Survey Readiness tips included in this article before next week to prepare yourself and your department for inspection.

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Joint Commission Survey Tip of the Week

November 4th, 2020 // Quality and Safety

The onset of COVID-19 may have delayed our Joint Commission Survey, but we’re still due to be surveyed sometime during the week of November 15. Over the next few weeks, we’ll share helpful tips and guidelines with you so everyone can be prepared to deliver a successful survey result. This week’s tip focuses on properly labeling POC testing strips.

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Joint Commission Survey Tip of the Week

October 28th, 2020 // Quality and Safety

The onset of COVID-19 may have delayed our Joint Commission Survey, but we’re still due to be surveyed in the near future. Over the next few weeks, we’ll share helpful tips and guidelines with you so everyone can be prepared to deliver a successful survey result. This week’s tip focuses on proper medication administration.

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Joint Commission Survey Tip of the Week

October 21st, 2020 // Quality and Safety

The onset of COVID-19 may have delayed our Joint Commission Survey, but we’re still due to be surveyed in the near future. Over the next few weeks, we’ll share helpful tips and guidelines with you so everyone can be prepared to deliver a successful survey result. This week’s tip focuses on the proper use of power strips.

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Joint Commission Survey Tip of the Week

October 14th, 2020 // Quality and Safety

The onset of COVID-19 may have delayed our Joint Commission Survey, but we’re still due to be surveyed in the near future. Over the next few weeks, we’ll share helpful tips and guidelines with you so everyone can be prepared to deliver a successful survey result. This week’s tip covers corridors and doorways.

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Proud to be recognized for keeping our patients safe!

June 17th, 2020 // Around the Medical Center, Awards, Culture of Safety, News to Use, Quality and Safety, Saint Agnes in the Community, Saint Agnes in the news

With safety being of one of our core values and a top priority, we are excited to share that thanks to you, Saint Agnes has been recognized with the 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award for the second year in a row. “We are grateful for your dedication to providing our patients with the highest quality of care in the safest possible manner. We’re hopeful this award will instill confidence in our patients, particularly at a time like this when people are fearful about seeking needed medical care.” At a time where patient safety is of the upmost importance, we celebrate you and this amazing accomplishment!

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Survey Readiness Tips of the Week

February 5th, 2020 // News to Use, Quality and Safety

Our Joint Commission Survey is right around the corner! Every week we post a new tip to help everyone be as prepared as possible to deliver a successful survey result. This week’s “Tips to Know” are reminders to properly store and discard soiled linens.

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