JCAHO seeking psychiatric hospitals for new study

August 21, 2006

JCAHO is training its sights on the psychiatric care provided in hospitals. It's seeking psychiatric hospitals to test five measures of care for one year starting Jan. 1, 2007.

JCAHO seeking psychiatric hospitals for new study

JCAHO is training its sights on the psychiatric care provided in hospitals. It's seeking psychiatric hospitals to test five measures of care for one year starting Jan. 1, 2007. Among the measures that will be studied is one dealing with patients discharged on multiple antipsychotic medications. JCAHO hopes to have the measures available for use in the fall of 2008. Hospitals that wish to participate in the test can e-mail Frank Zibrat at fzibrat@jcaho.org
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