The Joint Commission NPSG 2016 •Establish policies and procedures for managing the previously identified alarms and address the following: •Clinically appropriate settings for alarm signals •When alarm signals can be disabled •When alarm parameters can be changed •Who in the organization has the authority to set alarm parameters JAMA. endstream /D [12 0 R /XYZ -32768 -32768 1] /yb2 792 << Since 1951 we’ve accredited or certified nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs. 2013-03-22T08:56-05:00 application/pdf /Creator () Sound the Alarm is a critical part of our Home Fire Campaign that was launched in … << Indeed, by now, hospitals should be working toward the goal of reducing “the harm associated with clinical alarm systems.” "e Joint Commission … line set by the Joint Commission in its 2014 National Patient Safety Goal, alarm management and safety priorities may seem daunting in scope and execution. 2013-03-22T08:56-05:00 >> 18 0 obj /ViewerPreferences 7 0 R ,��6��6l�m��䖲�`��(A�$�H:�#�����>|��iG�9��UR .z��h�LAq ����N��f��&, Joint Commission Perspectives - Sound the Alarm: Managing Physiologic Monitoring Systems, Joint Commission Perspectives - Sound the Alarm: Managing Physiologic Monitoring System. /TrimBox [0 0 612 792] /yb1 0 /u2pMat [1 0 0 -1 0 792] Though the four areas each require individual attention, any alarm management strategy must not d… 14 0 obj “Alarm fatigue and management of alarms are important safety issues that we must confront,” says Ana McKee, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, The Joint Commission. 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