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NYUCN's Dr. Laura Wagner: Study finds accreditation improves safety culture at nursing homes
Date:4/27/2012

at Joint Commission accredited long term care facilities had fewer survey deficiency citations than nonaccredited facilities.

A forthcoming study by Wagner and her co-authors to be published in the journal Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice shows that Joint Commission accredited long term care organizations also had better resident outcomes which continued to improve over time. The article will appear online April 25.


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