Ongoing Quality & Safety Priorities
If health care worldwide was its own country, it would be one of the top five largest carbon emitters on the planet.
The Joint Commission is working collaboratively with other experts to foster innovative solutions to this challenge. We’ve convened a Decarbonization Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) focused on:
,,Just wanted to say 'thank you', from a person focusing upon both clinician wellbeing and patient safety, this is a big win. Thank you very much for the forward thinking of your CEO, from a Human Factors/Ergonomics point of view. In particular Macro (Organizational) Ergonomics, relief in the right direction. Distilling to what really matters as there is no extra time for anyone in healthcare, and every single person from administration to clinician and staff is overwhelmed with excessive expectations.,,
Michael R. Privitera, M.D., M.S. - Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry - University of Rochester Medical Center
The ultimate outcome is to eliminate standards and elements of performance that don’t add commensurate value. Stay tuned for updates on our progress.