The Joint Commission has named Kathryn D. Petrovic, MSN, RN-BC, the next director of the Department of Standards and Survey Methods. Mary Brockway, RN, MS, the current director, announced her retirement earlier this fall.
Disagreement often ensues when the subject of bed maintenance by biomeds arises, reveals biomedical expert Patrick Lynch. In May's The LynchPin column, Lynch lays out both arguments regarding HTM professionals handling bed maintenance and shares his personal opinions about the matter. Don't miss out.
The Joint Commission has recognized five hospitals/healthcare systems as 2019 Pioneers in Quality Expert Contributors for their efforts to lead electronic clinical quality measure knowledge and utilization.
The new portal, launched by Genesis Healthcare, uses mobile technology and the company's SaaS software to help medical device manufacturers obtain real-time data on consignment inventory and other stock located at their client hospitals.