Patient Safety Systems.
In: 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. CAMH Update 2. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; January 2015:PS1-PS28.
This chapter provides information about how organizations can re-design existing programs or launch new initiatives working to meet National Patient Safety Goal and accreditation standards. The material focuses on the importance of integrating safety and quality work with frontline activities, evaluating progress of interventions, and learning from critical events to guide improvements.