Tag Archives: Joint Commission

Maternal and Child Health Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Birthing Project USA An International Organization & Resource Center for improving birth outcomes for women of color. http://www.birthingprojectusa.org/ Birthing Project USA is a resource center that provides technical assistance and support to … Continue reading

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Online Video: Risk of Falls

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kswlJQI-WnI The Joint Commission Releases a New Speak Up™ Video on Reducing the Risk of Falls Read about the sixth episode of The Joint Commission animated Speak Up? series, “Speak Up: Reduce … Continue reading

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The Joint Commission Debuts the Fourth Video in its Animated Speak Up Series

The following was posted from the Joint Commission News. How Best to Prepare for, and What to Ask During, Doctor’s Office Appointments Posted: Jun 1, 11 – “The Joint Commission Debuts the Fourth Video in its Animated Speak Up Series … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Resources

Siobhan Champ Blackwell, creator of the BHIC Blog has gathered this list of resources.   Dictionary of Patients’ Spiritual & Cultural Values for Health Care Professionals http://bit.ly/efWg2G This Dictionary is a guide that is meant to describe beliefs and practices … Continue reading

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Joint Commission Looking For Input From Health Literacy Community

This information has been been posted on several listservs in recent weeks. “The Joint Commission is seeking input from hospitals on health literacy needs. This is a great opportunity to let them know what hospital libraries are doing. The Joint … Continue reading

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Joint Commission Looking for Input from Health Literacy Community

The Joint Commission, with funding from The Commonwealth Fund, is developing proposed accreditation requirements for hospitals to advance effective communication, cultural competence, and patient-centered care.  This 18-month project will explore how diversity, culture, language, and health literacy issues can be … Continue reading

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