Maureen Joy

Healthcare Worker Fatigue and Patient Safety

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March 28th, 2012

The Joint Commission (not-for-profit organization that accredits health care organizations) recently published a Sentinel Event Alert discussing healthcare worker fatigue and patient safety.  We can all think about a personal experience where fatigue has impacted one or more of our performance behaviors resulting from insufficient quality or inadequate sleep.  Research clearly documents mental overexertion can lead» Read Full Article