Essentials: Behavioral Health
February 19, 2019 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
By the unique nature of the patient care they provide, behavioral health units within acute care facilities and freestanding behavioral health hospitals must identify and address numerous areas of risk of harm to patients and staff.
Use these action recommendations and Healthcare Risk Control resources to plan and support your efforts to develop and evaluate patient safety, quality, and risk management activities.
**Action Recommendation: Work with legal counsel to identify all applicable state statutes, regulations, and applicable case law. ...