Freedom from accidental injury; ensuring patient safety involves the establishment of operational systems and processes that minimize the likelihood of errors and maximizes the likelihood of intercepting them when they occur. The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit accrediting organization, has outlined National Patient Safety Goals to promote specific improvements in patient safety. Healthcare organizations accredited by The Joint Commission are expected to continually comply with the National Patient Safety Goals.
|Better Than U.S. Average||At or Near U.S. Average||Worse Than U.S. Average||No National Average
or Too Few Cases
This indicates if a high or low score is best for this metric. In some case the desired performance will be neutral. In this case the desired performance is neither high or low and a color rating is not assigned to the statistic of that metric..
|Acquired Pressure Ulcer||Low||2.92|
|Falls per 1,000 Patient Days||Low||3.65|
|Falls with injury per 1,000 Patient Days||Low||0.59|
|Patient Identification – Patient Perception of Having Their Name Verified Before a Procedure is Performed||High||97 %|