Improving youth suicide risk screening and assessment in a pediatric hospital setting by using the Joint Commission Guidelines

Objectives:¬†Hospitals accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) are now required to use a validated screening tool and a standardized method for assessment of suicide risk in all behavioral health patients. Our aims for this study were (1) to implement a TJC-compliant process of suicide risk screening and assessment in the pediatric emergency department (ED) and […]