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Nurses Week — How are you celebrating?

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Nurses are so much more than how they are often portrayed in the media. National Nurses Week brings some well-deserved attention to our profession.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Palliative Care , Nurse , Nurses' Week

05/08/2014
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Appreciating nurses 365 days a year, not just during Nurses’ Week

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The Joint Commission strongly believes that nurses play a pivotal role in the delivery of high-quality, high-reliability health care.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Nursing , Palliative Care , Nurse , Nurses' Week

05/07/2014
News

The Joint Commission Releases New Speak Up™ Video About Seeking Help for Depression

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The Joint Commission today released a new Speak Up™ video titled “Speak Up: About Your Depression,” to draw attention to the importance of learning the warning signs of depression and seeking help for the condition.

Related Items: Speak Up Videos , News Releases

05/07/2014
Blog

Nurses on nursing

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What better way to celebrate National Nurses Week, than to hear from some of The Joint Commission’s nurses? Enjoy these thoughts and stories that capture the essence of nursing in every setting, on every shift.

Related Items: Ambulatory Advisor , Ambulatory , AMBUZZ

05/06/2014
Videos

Speak Up: About your depression

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Everybody feels blue sometimes, but depression is more than that. Don’t wait for depression to go away, Speak Up and get the help you need!

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Related Items: Depression , Patient Safety , Speak Up , Speak Up Videos

05/06/2014
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Speak Up Video Posters Available in English and Spanish

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Encourage patients and their families to Speak Up with these fun, colorful posters that feature the engaging characters from the Speak Up videos.

Related Items: Speak Up , Speak Up Videos

05/06/2014
Videos

Speak Up: Acerca de su depresión

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Todos nos sentimos tristes de vez en cuando, pero la depresión es más que eso. Si no se trata, la depresión puede causar mucho daño, así que ¡haga oír su voz!

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Related Items: Speak Up (Spanish) , Patient Safety , Speak Up Videos , Depression

05/06/2014
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For Nurses

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Free Online Influenza Testing Courses (SIRAS) added October 2013.

Related Items: SIRAS , RIDT , CE Credits , Nurse , Influenza

05/06/2014
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Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services

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The Joint Commission and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI) collaborated on the development of a set of core performance measures.

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Set , Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

05/05/2014
Blog

Lynn's song

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If you’re like me, you check your phone regularly for news from family and friends. Some news is anticipated, and then there is the news that takes your breath away and makes you say, “Oh God, no!” For those of us in the infusion community, that was the case last night when we got the news that former National Home Infusion Association Board Chairwoman Lynn Giglione had died.

Related Items: Home Care , Home Care Accreditation

05/02/2014
Blog

Taking a stand against falls

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“Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.” That may be a movie quote, but we in health care know the danger of falls. That’s why earlier this week, the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare announced its Preventing Falls with Injury project. With patient falls accounting for approximately 11,000 deaths in U.S. hospitals annually, the Center began working on systems and solutions to combat this problem.

Related Items: Falls , Center for Transforming Healthcare , Physician , Blog

05/01/2014
05/01/2014
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Replay of April 30, 2014 Teleconference - Strategies for Success: How to achieve Palliative Care Certification

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Replay of April 30, 2014 Complimentary Teleconference: Strategies for Success - How to achieve Palliative Care Certification.

Related Items: Palliative Care , Previous Webinar Palliative Care

04/30/2014
04/30/2014
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Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2014

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Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Pricing Worksheet , Behavioral Health Home

04/30/2014
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Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option for Hospitals

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Learn more about the Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option for Hospitals.

Related Items: Hospice , Primary Care Medical Home

04/30/2014
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Congratulations to Cleveland Clinic!

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Cleveland Clinic is the first organization in the nation to achieve Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification for Hospitals from The Joint Commission. This accomplishment involved 230 primary care physicians and advanced practice nurses in 39 practices at 29 individual sites.

Related Items: Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option

04/30/2014
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2013 Health Centers' Most Challenging Standards/NPSGs

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Joint Commission Ambulatory Care Standards Generating FINDINGS in 25%+ CHCs Surveyed

Related Items: BPHC Challenging Standards

04/30/2014
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Enterprise Champion for Quality Publicity Kit

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Publicity Kit for the Enterprise Champion for Quality Award Winners.

Related Items: Home Care , Enterprise Champion for Quality , Franchisor Recognition , Ambulatory Health Care

04/30/2014
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Behavioral Health Home Certification Brochure

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Information about the new Behavioral Health Home certificaiton for accredited Joint Commission Behavioral Health organizations.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Behavioral Health Home

04/30/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Tornado

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Emergency Management Resources - Tornado

04/29/2014
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Behavioral Health Care: Position Yourself for Success

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This brochure describes the benefits of accreditation and behavioral health home certification in the era of healthcare reform.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Behavioral Health Home

04/29/2014
Blog

Some Good News About CLABSI, and How to Make it Even Better

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Learn more about ways to help prevent and deal with CLABSI.

Related Items: CLABSI , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital

04/29/2014
Content Page

Emergency Management

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We are launching this portal to provide a valuable source of information from The Joint Commission enterprise and other healthcare organizations related to the topic of Emergency Management. Our goal is to create informed and empowered citizens by bringing relevant and timely information and resources to our community.

Related Items: Emergency Management

04/29/2014
Blog

We are listening…Make the Customer Value Assessment Work for You!

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Tell us what you expect from your survey. Help The Joint Commission improve its survey process and make the Customer Value Assessment work for you.

Related Items: Ambulatory Blog , Ambulatory Health Care

04/29/2014

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