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JCInsight Newsletter

JCInsight 2015

August 2015

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JCI CEO: 7 Skills Health Care Leaders Need

President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Wilson will attend Hospital Management Asia in early September and host a CEO panel on the future of health care. She will address the constant state of flux of the health care industry and what that means for health care professionals. Wilson will specifically identify seven skills hospital managers and physicians need in order to be prepared for the future. Visit to our Facebook and Twitter pages to see the latest updates from Wilson’s address.

 


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Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Office Dr. Prabhu Vinayagam spoke at several international events last month. He attended Apollo Hospitals’ 10-year anniversary celebration of its first JCI accreditation, CIMS Medica Mumbai, and the Myanmar Private Hospital Association conference where he discussed high-reliability health care. Visit JCI’s event calendar to learn about future events.


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Join Kathy Reno, Safe Health Design Managing Consultant, as she discusses the improvements and changes made to the third edition of JCI’s best-seller Planning, Design, and Construction of Health Care Facilities. Watch this video.

 


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Vaccination gaps are a growing threat worldwide.

They can lead to outbreaks of viral diseases that were considered long forgotten. Read more about closing and preventing these dangerous gaps.


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Serious outbreaks of resistant bacteria continue to appear across the globe. Antimicrobial resistance is a persistent international threat. Learn how you can help your organization mitigate this serious risk.


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Looking for a way to invigorate your organization’s patient safety practices and brush up on JCI 5th edition hospital standards? Attend upcoming accreditation updates in Amsterdam or Dubai.

 


Safety Tip of the Month

TipofthemonthA survey commissioned by the United Kingdom Department of Health found that after a patient safety incident 34% of people interviewed wanted an apology or explanation, 23% wanted an inquiry into the case, 17% wanted support in coping with the consequences, 11% wanted financial compensation, and 6% wanted disciplinary action. Research has shown that patients are more likely to forgive medical errors when the errors are discussed fully in a timely manner and that transparency can decrease the trauma felt by patients following an adverse event.