JCAHO Update for Infection Control: JCAHO seeking patient safety award nominees

Know a colleague involved in patient safety?

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) are accepting applications for the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards, which recognize individuals and health care organizations that are making significant contributions to improving patient safety.

Nomination forms for the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards are available by going to the organizations’ web sites at www.jcaho.org and www.qualityforum.org, or by calling the Joint Commission’s customer service center at (630) 792-5800 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday.

The deadline for submitting nominations is May 27, 2004.