YNHHS accreditation conference scheduled for March 7

The 2019 Yale New Haven Health System Accreditation Update: Focused Challenges and Expectations conference will be held 9 am - 3:30 pm Thursday, March 7. Lunch will be provided.

Hosted by YNHHS Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs, the conference will include presentations by Vizient consultants Diana Scott, RN, and Mitch Gesinger, RN, along with YNHHS staff. The event will be live at Yale School of Medicine’s Harkness auditorium, with livestreaming at the YNHH Saint Raphael Campus Cronin auditorium and other YNHHS delivery networks.

The conference is recommended for clinical managers, clinical directors, physicians, quality and safety leads, clinical staff, clinical educators and other staff responsible for The Joint Commission accreditation processes. Topics will include:

  • The national regulatory landscape
  • Joint Commission trends, initiatives and patient safety high-focus areas
  • Assessing and managing suicide-risk patients in designated and undesignated areas
  • Emergency management strategies
  • Medication management
  • Infection-prevention compliance challenges

An overview of YNHHS experiences related to these topics also will be included. Space is limited; registration required through the Infor Learning Management System by Feb. 28. For more information, contact Jennifer Daricek, jennifer.daricek@ynhh.org.