December 15, 2011 - 10:18 am

Have you assessed your organization to mitigate health-care worker fatigue-related risks? The Joint Commission suggests reviewing the work shift schedule, assessing high-risk processes and procedures, educating on sleep hygiene, and promoting a safe culture through open communication about fatigue concerns.

Missouri Center for Patient Safety tele-forum segments include patient safety experts, Judy Baker, Dr. Sean Berenholz, David Marx, Becky Miller and Diane Cousins, whose brief and information-packed discussions trigger a wide variety of potential news stories.