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  • AJ - I just looked under the notifications tab - it only shows anything I've posted or responded to.  Does not allow to set for a notification to be sent to me that a new discussion/question or response was posted.   I miss the email notifications b…
  • To respond to the question above, we are a behavioral health organization and we usually read the form and have the interpreter translate what we are saying.   We have translated some documents when necessary.   However, there is new guidance from O…
  • I have not received any notifications on anything I've posted or responded to.  Is there something in settings that is needed to be set up?
  • Thank you! That is completely reasonable and helpful Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville…
  • Please share what they say when you do speak with them. Thanks, Leah Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19…
  • Look at this site and download their facilities guide: https://www.fgiguidelines.org/ They have suggestions for the type of handrails you want to look for and there are a list of vendors at the back of the guide. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN…
  • My thoughts are that this became a behavioral restraint versus law enforcement restraint and requires the hospital to follow the procedures as thus. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance …
  • We use American Heart only Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Florida 32245-9249 Phone:…
    in CPR Comment by LeahGuthrie February 2017
  • I took the one on the FSA page for the risk identified items and added in the items we were cited from our last survey. I then added the SAFER levels - we are going to use that for the first time this year. We have our first tracer scheduled for ne…
  • There was one in the May, Volume 13 Issue 5 Joint Commission the Source Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box …
  • We are a community behavioral health and don't use CMS deemed status. So that may be part of it. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resour…
  • We were due in January 2016 and they called in November asking if we were ok with them being delayed. We did not get surveyed until April 2016!! I think part of the issue may be the number of available surveyors and then of course if there are any…
  • We do for our behavioral patients in several outpatient programs and the inpatient program. It is acceptable to use, but still need to have the 2nd identifier like ID band with info on it. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality…
  • We do not allow them to carry anything. They receive CPI and seclusion/restraint training as well as other verbal des-escalation classes. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral …
  • Our beds are secured to the floor to prevent this type of issue. It is also a requirement here in Florida facilities. Sorry I don't have a risk assessment for this issue. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk…
  • We don't use any. Security receives CPI training. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Fl…
  • There is nothing about the medication refrigerators, but here is the link to the vaccine refrigerators - cannot be dorm style - we were cited for this during our TJC survey. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/admin/storage/toolkit/storage-handling-tool…
  • Best of luck!
  • Stay home during a hurricane? Which is what I'm doing today and managing our response plan. Multitasking is my role! What aspects of RM plan address you looking at.
  • No, sorry - good luck with your survey. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Florida 3224…
  • We require LIPs to print or stamp their name - we're small organization so we actually bought them the stamps to use. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc.…
  • TGIF! Enjoy your weekend! Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Florida 32245-9249 Phone: …
    in look Comment by LeahGuthrie August 2016
  • Seems like it could be with all the focus on decrease of HAIs. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jac…
    in clean Comment by LeahGuthrie August 2016
  • Don't know them, but good luck on your survey! Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Flori…
  • Wow! You didn't get a break! Best of Luck -you got this. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jackson…
  • YES! We got cited on that as well. Here is the link: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/admin/storage/toolkit/storage-handling-toolkit.pdf Biologic refrigerators are really expensive and it was hard to find small versions since the only vaccine we …
    in dorm Comment by LeahGuthrie August 2016
  • We are using pocket talkers currently. Interested as well in what others are doing. Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, I…
  • Good Luck!! Leah Guthrie, MSN, MBA/HCM, BA, RN, LHRM Director, Quality Improvement/Risk Management Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. P.O. Box 19249 Jacksonville, Florida 32245-9249 Phone: 904-743-1883 e…
    in Here Comment by LeahGuthrie August 2016
  • Weapons of any kind are not permitted to be used unless the hospital is going to pursue criminal charges of the individual. I don't see that happening in most cases for individuals who are acting out due to psychosis or substance abuse. "CMS does n…