Joint Commission Daily Update | Joint Commission
Follow us on Twitter Friend us on Facebook Look for us on Google Plus Share with your Friends Print this Page
 
Saturday 6:30 CST, August 29, 2015

Daily Update

























shareslide1
The Most Recent News from:
1 2 3 4 5 Next


All Updates

Most Recent
Topics Library

Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

Read More
 
Learn more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification.

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

08/28/2015
08/28/2015
Content Page

Ambulatory Care - Recognizing 40 Years

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

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care

08/27/2015
Topics Library

Sentinel Event Data Summary

Read More
 
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
Content Page

Press Room

Read More
 
Press Room

08/25/2015
Topics Library

Facts about patient-centered communications

Read More
 
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
Content Page

The Physical Environment

Read More
 
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

08/25/2015
Content Page

Home Care Webinar Replays

Read More
 
Webinar replay posted Aug 20, 2015

08/21/2015
News

Joint Commission Recognizes Moses Taylor with First Perinatal Care Certification

Read More
 
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.

Related Items: Perinatal Care Certification

08/21/2015
Content Page

History of The Joint Commission

Read More
 
History of The Joint Commission

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

08/20/2015
Topics Library

Disease-Specific Care Certification Fees

Read More
 
Disease-Specific Care Certifications are on a two-year cycle.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Fees

08/19/2015
Blog

Integrated Care is Here!

Read More
 
I’m happy to be able to say that we now have a program for Integrated Care Certification. The voluntary program looks at the coordination of care between health care settings, starting with the alignment between a hospital and an ambulatory setting.

Related Items: Hospital , Integrated Care Certification , Critical Access Hospital

08/18/2015
Blog

A day of experts

Read More
 
Thanks to our colleagues at Joint Commission Resources, this year’s Home Care Executive Briefing will give you greater insight into how we work with industry experts to gain the information necessary to advance the work of our provider partners.

Related Items: Home Care Accreditation , Home Care

08/17/2015
Topics Library

Webinar Replay - Peer Services and Accreditation: Improving Outcomes

Read More
 
Replay and slides of complimentary webinar to learn more about how Joint Commission behavioral health care accreditation requirements support Peer Services and how they contribute to good practices.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Webinar

08/14/2015
Topics Library

Facts about Laboratory Accreditation

Read More
 
The Joint Commission has been evaluating and accrediting hospital laboratory services since 1979 and freestanding laboratories since 1995. Today, The Joint Commission accredits about 1,500 organizations providing laboratory services.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Lab Advantage , Laboratory Accreditation , Proficiency Testing , Accreditation Program

08/14/2015
Blog

(New) Tools of the Trade

Read More
 
Philosopher Marshall McLuhan said, “We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.” We hope that is the case with our latest tool. Our Environment of Care (EC) standards have consistently been among the most challenging areas for meeting compliance for some ambulatory organizations, particularly for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Recognizing this, we set out to try and figure a way to address these challenges for our customers.

Related Items: Ambulatory , AMBUZZ , Ambulatory Health Care , Physical Environment

08/14/2015
Topics Library

Facts about scoring and the certification decision

Read More
 
The scoring and decision process for certification is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements related to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Certification , Palliative Care , Certification Fact Sheets

08/12/2015
Topics Library

Technical Assistance Teleconference List

Read More
 
Listen to audio replays of the Bureau of Primary Healthcare's monthly technical assistance teleconferences.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , BPHC - Teleconferences

08/12/2015
Content Page

Laboratory Accreditation Program

Read More
 
Laboratory Focus Issue 2

Related Items: Laboratory Accreditation Program

08/11/2015
News

Joint Commission Leader in JAMA: Time to Address Racial Bias in Health Care

Read More
 
In today’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), a Viewpoint co-authored by The Joint Commission’s medical director, Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, calls for immediate action to address racial bias throughout the U.S. health care system.

Related Items: Racial Disparities , News Releases , Health Equity , JAMA

08/11/2015
Topics Library

Joint Commission Leader in JAMA: Time to Address Racial Bias in Health Care

Read More
 
In the Aug. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a Viewpoint co-authored by The Joint Commission’s medical director, Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, calls for immediate action to address racial bias throughout the U.S. health care system.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Palliative Care , Health Equity , Behavioral Health Home , Racial Disparities

08/11/2015
Topics Library

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

Read More
 
Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Primary Care Medical Home

08/11/2015
1 2 3 4 5 Next