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JCInsight Newsletter

JCInsight 2015

April 2015

CEO Speaks at the Presentation of Mexico’s National Quality Award

Wilson-SquareOn 11 March JCI's Chief Executive Officer Paula Wilson spoke at the presentation of Mexico’s National Quality Award to Baxter Mexico. Mexico’s National Quality Award “promotes competitiveness, innovation, adaptation and social responsibility among organizations, by the development of their capacity to generate intellectual capital, value and quality of life.” Read more

JCI Consultant Co-Authors Article on Critical Clinical Conditioning for New or Remodeled Facilities

RenoJCI consultant Kathy Reno, PhD, RN EDAC, co-authored an article for Arab Health Magazine with Basma Al Buhairan, PhD, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital at Princess Nora University. Read more

Sentinel Event Alert: Safe Use of Health Information Technology

SEAThe Joint Commission (United States) has issued a new Sentinel Event Alert on the safe use of health information technology. Read the full Sentinel Event Alert
Please note: Standards referenced within this and all Sentinel Event Alerts are U.S. standards and are not applicable to JCI accreditation; however, the overarching concepts discussed are frequently pertinent to health care organizations anywhere in the world. 

Don't Forget: Meet JCI at IHI/BMJ London 2015

LondonJCI leaders and staff will attend and present at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in London, 21–24 April 2015. Kornelia Fiausch, Lori Shanahan, and Gia Riney will be talking with attendees in JCI’s booth (no. 22). Anupam Dayal is a member of the presentation team for Session E5: Significant improvement in patient safety by international SOPs among multiple hospitals globally on Thursday, 23 April.

Reminder: Education Events in Seoul, Amsterdam and Tokyo

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Hospitals and academic medical centers preparing for an upcoming survey under JCI’s 5th edition hospital standards can still reserve space at an upcoming JCI Accreditation Update in Seoul or Amsterdam. For organizations with some familiarity with JCI, but still seeking more knowledge before their first or next survey, the International Practicums in Seoul and Tokyo are excellent learning opportunities.