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The Joint Commission released a revision of National Patient Safety Goal 15.01.01 in May 2019 with seven new and revised elements of performance applicable to all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and behavioral health care organizations effective July 1, 2019.
This Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert aims to assist all health care organizations providing both inpatient and outpatient care to better identify and treat individuals with suicide ideation.
- ReadingsSuicide and Malpractice Liability: Assessing and Revising Policies, Procedures, and Practice in Outpatient Settings
Jobes , D. A., & Berman, A. L. (1993). Suicide and malpractice liability: Assessing and revising policies, procedures, and practice in outpatient settings. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 24(1), 91.
- ReadingsA Follow-Up Report on Preventing Suicide: Focus on Medical/Surgical Units and the Emergency DepartmentThis Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert discusses risk and contributing factors for suicide in the health care environment, as well as risk reduction strategies for medical/surgical and emergency department settings.