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Free Webinar Replays

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Emergency Management Strategies for Nursing Care Centers - September 3, 2015

09/04/2015
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Physician Leader Monthly August 2015

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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09/04/2015
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Ambulatory Care - Recognizing 40 Years

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Ambulatory Care - Recognizing 40 Years. New Profile - 1982.

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09/02/2015
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Comprehensive Stroke Certification: Standardized Performance Measures

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Comprehensive Stroke Centers must continue to meet the performance measure requirements for Primary Stroke Centers. Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers will continue to collect data for the eight Joint Commission stroke core measures.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Performance Measurement , Comprehensive Stroke Center

09/02/2015
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Physician Leader Monthly July 2015

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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09/02/2015
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Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2016

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Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2016

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09/02/2015
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2016 Flexible ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Options

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The Joint Commission will continue to provide its accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements for calendar year 2016.

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09/02/2015
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The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

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New modules available on the Physical Environment Portal.

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Environment of Care , Hospital , Physical Environment

09/01/2015
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The Physical Environment

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The Joint Commission and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) launched the new Physical Environment Portal. The purpose of this portal is to provide guidance and education to reduce instances of non-compliance with the top eight Environment of Care/Life Safety standards.

Related Items: Life Safety Code , Environment of Care , Physical Environment

09/01/2015
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Surveyor Insights

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Surveyor Insights is an addition to our Physical Environment Portal as a benefit for Joint Commission accredited organizations.

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Quality Improvement Tools , Physical Environment

09/01/2015
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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

Related Items: Inpatient Diabetes , Disease-Specific Care , Certification

09/01/2015
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Palliative Care Certification Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals to pilot test draft palliative care (PAL) performance measures.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Performance Measurement , Palliative Care

08/31/2015
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Audio/Visual files for Aug 12 webinar: Peer Support Services and Accreditation

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Learn more about peer support services, how they can help improve outcomes, and how they are supported by accreditation.

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08/31/2015
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Apply Now for Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The certification process is initiated when an organization completes and submits the Application for Certification.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification

08/31/2015
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Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

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Learn more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification.

Related Items: Benefits of Certification , Certification , Certification Fact Sheets

08/28/2015
08/28/2015
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Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 7/9/2015)

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Sentinel Event Statistics

08/26/2015
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Press Room

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Press Room

08/25/2015
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Facts about patient-centered communications

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Effective communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports efforts to improve communication between health care professionals and patients.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Health Literacy , Hospital, Language, & Culture , Patient Safety , Speak Up , Patient Safety Fact Sheets , Patient-centered communications

08/25/2015
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Home Care Webinar Replays

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Webinar replay posted Aug 20, 2015

08/21/2015
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Joint Commission Recognizes Moses Taylor with First Perinatal Care Certification

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Less than two months after launching its Perinatal Care Certification, The Joint Commission proudly recognized Commonwealth Health Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as the first hospital in the United States to earn the distinction.

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08/21/2015
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History of The Joint Commission

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History of The Joint Commission

Related Items: The Joint Commission , Accreditation , Certification , Patient Safety

08/20/2015
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