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Physician Leader Monthly - April 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders. .

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04/18/2014
Blog

Dinner with a friend, message from an advocate

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Recently, a friend and I had dinner when the topic of choices of health care organizations came up, prompting my friend to say that she was reluctant to go with an organization recommended by her physician due to a previous bad experience.

Related Items: Home Care , Home Care Accreditation

04/17/2014
Standards FAQ

Competence of Independent Practitioners to Perform Waived Tests

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Are competency assessments required for licensed independent practitioners (LIP's) performing waived testing?

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04/17/2014
Blog

Taking a stand against costly and complex

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In 2006, McKinsey Global Institute compared health care spending by country and concluded the U.S. spent nearly $650 billion more than other developed countries on health care. You read that right – $650 billion. It’s this alarming trend that I tackle in an upcoming article in The Journal of Integrated Healthcare Delivery.

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04/16/2014
Blog

Desperately Seeking (Urgent Care) Patients?

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Set your urgent care organization apart from others! Read some great ideas and resources to help your urgent care organization think like a retailer.

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04/15/2014
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Core eMeasure Pilot Project Systems List

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View the Core eMeasure Pilot Project Systems List which includes all performance measurement systems and Electronic Health Record (EHR) companies that have agreed to participate in the ORYX Core eMeasure Pilot Project.

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Performance Measurement Systems

04/10/2014
Blog

What you need to know about revised ambulatory care eligibility requirements

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Whether your organization is currently accredited or seeking accreditation under the Joint Commission ambulatory care program, here's what you need to know about revisions to the eligibility criteria.

Related Items: Ambulatory Advisor , Ambulatory

04/08/2014
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Articles, Case Studies, Publications

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NEW articles on High Reliability added March 2013

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04/04/2014
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Facts about Memory Care accreditation requirements and optional Memory Care Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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The Joint Commission has developed new memory care requirements for the Nursing Care Center accreditation program. The standards are effective July 1, 2014. Also, The Joint Commission is introducing a new, optional Memory Care Certification within its Nursing Care Center Accreditation program.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Nursing Care Center , Nursing Home , Alzheimer's Disease , Memory Care

04/03/2014
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Enterprise Champion for Quality - A Recognition for Franchisors

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The Joint Commission's annual recognition for Franchisors, Enterprise Champion for Quality.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Home Care , Franchisor Recognition

04/03/2014
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Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care

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Effective patient-provider communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports a number of efforts to improve communication between health care providers and patients, including standards, monographs, videos, and other resources.

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04/03/2014
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Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care

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This monograph was developed by The Joint Commission to inspire hospitals to integrate concepts from the communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care fields into their organizations.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Hospital , Monograph , Research Resources

04/03/2014
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Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community

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This field guide from The Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment that contributes to improved health care quality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients and their families.

Related Items: LGBT , Health Equity , Advancing Effective Communication , Papers

04/03/2014
Content Page

R3 Report

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The R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

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04/02/2014
Blog

Taking care of my parents

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We know the reasons for overuse of medical treatments and tests are multifactorial. We also know that most of the time, the clinician has good intentions. But ordering dangerous tests for frail elderly patients who do not want them demonstrates lack of both knowledge and caring. With first-hand experience with this dangerous situation, I proposed a call to action in "JAMA Internal Medicine."

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04/02/2014
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Sentinel Event

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Sentinel Event Alerts, statistics, (Updated for 2Q 2012) forms and tools, FAQs and more.

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04/02/2014
Content Page

Home Care Accreditation

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Research Resources added.

04/02/2014
Standards FAQ

When The Community Will Not Participate With Emergency Planning

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Q. What can an organization do when the community will not or is hesitant to participate with emergency planning?  

Related Items: Emergency Management , Emergency Planning , Emergency Preparedness

04/02/2014
Standards FAQ

Use of Paper Patient During Emergency Exercises

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Q. Can paper patients be used in lieu of mock patients during an external disaster exercise?  

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04/02/2014
Standards FAQ

The 96-hour Requirement

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Q. Are organizations required to have 96 hour capability on hand for the six critical areas regarding emergency response?  

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04/02/2014
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