New Targeted Solutions Tool for Preventing Falls

August 14, 2015    |   By: Calevir

The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare recently released a Targeted Solutions Tool for preventing falls.  The statistics included in their article are rather startling in that each fall on average adds 6.3 days to a hospitalization and costs roughly $14, 056.  At the Center for Patient Safety we are also seeing that over 1/5 of events associated with severe harm/death are associated with falls.

We encourage you to read the article and checkout the Joint Commission Targeted Solutions Tool.



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