Posts Tagged ‘The Joint Commission’

Smoke-Free Hospitals and Patients

Friday, April 16, 2010 5:47 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Nurses and doctors and other members of the health care team strive every day to provide quality patient care.   We focus on patients by understanding their needs.
We listen, assess and evaluate.  We work together as a team focusing not only on the patient, but family members as well.
We formulate individual […]

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Medical Errors: Nurse’s Tips Can Help Prevent Medical Errors

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 20:22 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
This post isn’t being written to frighten you or to cause you to mistrust hospitals.
It’s to make you aware that medical errors do occur, but there are steps that you can take to help prevent medical errors from happening.
First, some vital information
According to a recent investigation by the Hearst Corporation, […]

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