Speak Up: Preparing for Surgery

When your doctor recommends surgery, it can make you feel alone and afraid. Taking steps to be prepared will help you feel more in control. 

Podcast: Take 5: Preparing Mentally and Physically for Surgery

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The American Association for Physician Leadership® and The Joint Commission Create New CMO Academy

The CMO Academy is a series of nine online education courses designed for Chief Medical Officers. Learn management and leadership knowledge and skills to be an effective CMO. Learn More
 
Proposed Revisions to Existing Standards and Elements of Performance for the Nursing Care Center Program

Start Date: Jan 15, 2015
End Date: Feb 26, 2015
Program(s): Nursing Care Center

As part of the ongoing review process for the Nursing Care Center accreditation requirements, staff identified opportunities to improve and clarify several existing accreditation... Learn More

 
The Infection Prevention and HAI Portal
 

 

The Joint Commission is merging its two online infection prevention resources into one convenient, expanded tool: The Infection Prevention and Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI) Portal.
 
The new portal puts information from The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and Joint Commission Resources in one place. In addition, it offers links to other nationally recognized resources on infection prevention issues. Learn More.
 
Sustaining and Spreading Improvement in Hand Hygiene Compliance

Hospitals and infection prevention specialists have attempted to achieve high levels of compliance with hand hygiene protocols for many decades. Despite these efforts, measured performance is disappointingly low. Learn More
 
Prepublication Standards – Diagnostic Imaging Services Requirements

New and revised elements of performance (EPs) for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory health care organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services have been finalized and will go into effect July 1, 2015. Learn More
 
Prepublication Standards – New & Revised Standards and EPs for Palliative Care Certification

The Joint Commission recently added and revised several requirements for its Advanced Certification for Palliative Care program for accredited hospitals as a result of ongoing program maintenance activities for its advanced certification programs. Learn More
 

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Our experience with obtaining deemed status through Joint Commission accreditation has been challenging, but rewarding. Meeting Joint Commission standards gave structure to our ambulatory surgery center from leadership and patient safety to infection control, performance improvement and emergency management.
Wendy M. Bouchard, R.N., CGRN - Clinical Manager
Endo Surgi Center of Old Bridge

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