Essentials: Behavioral Health
October 13, 2020 | Health System Risk Management
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 ECRI resources to plan and support your efforts to develop and evaluate patient safety, quality, and risk management activities.
**Work with legal counsel to identify all applicable state statutes, regulations, and applicable case law. ...