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02/03/2014
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Revised Home Health Requirements Align with CMS

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Items: Home Care , 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

02/03/2014
02/03/2014
02/03/2014
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Facts about patient safety

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The Joint Commission is committed to improving healthcare safety. This commitment is inherent in its mission to continuously improve healthcare for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating healthcare organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe. . .

Related Items: Fact Sheets , National Patient Safety Goals , Patient Safety , Sentinel Event , Speak Up , Universal Protocol , Patient Safety Fact Sheets

02/03/2014
02/03/2014
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Current Externally Funded Research Projects

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Updated list of Currently Externally Funded Research Projects that highlight the scope of each project, Funder information, start and end date and contact information.

Related Items: Research Projects

02/03/2014
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The Joint Commission - Inspiring Health Care Excellence

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Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

Related Items: About The Joint Commission , Joint Commission Resources , Joint Commission International , Center for Transforming Healthcare

02/03/2014
02/03/2014
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Map - HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers

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Bureau of Primary Health Care - Map of Health HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers.

Related Items: Community Health Center , Health Center , BPHC Accredited Centers , BPHC-supported , Federally Qualified Health Center , FQHC

02/03/2014
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Facts about ORYX vendors

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The Joint Commission defines an ORYX vendor (also known as a performance measurement system) as an entity composed of a set of process and/or outcome measures of performance, processes for collecting, analyzing and disseminating these measures from multiple organizations and an automated database.

Related Items: ORYX , vendors

02/03/2014
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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI).

Related Items: Nursing Care Center , Crosswalk

01/31/2014
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Audio/Visual files for Jan. 22, 2014 webinar Accreditation Basics: Mythbuster Session

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Learn more about the basics of Joint Commission behavioral health accreditation through this webinar, including who is The Joint Commission, what does accreditation cost, how difficult is the process and why you might want to achieve accreditation.

Related Items: Previous Webinar

01/30/2014
Content Page

Resources for Achieving Behavioral Health Accreditation

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Resources for Achieving Behavioral Health Accreditation - Come Visit Us! List of conferences we will be attending in the next few months has been posted.

01/30/2014
Topics Library

Facts about Laboratory Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has been evaluating and accrediting hospital laboratory services since 1979 and freestanding laboratories since 1995.

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

01/28/2014
Blog

New Survey Activity Guide eliminates mystery for ambulatory, OBS customers

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If you’ve ever tried to build a LEGO® model or whip up a crème brulee without directions or a recipe, you will definitely appreciate The Joint Commission’s new Survey Activity Guide for ambulatory care and office-based surgery (OBS) customers.

Related Items: Ambulatory , Ambulatory Advisor

01/28/2014
News

2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

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The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) announce the 2013 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards.

Related Items: News Releases , Eisenberg Award , Patient Safety

01/27/2014
Standards FAQ

Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing Personnel - Primary Source Verification

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Q. What is primary source verification and is it required for laboratory and point-of-care testing personnel?

01/24/2014
01/24/2014
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Candidate Systems List

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Candidate Systems List

Related Items: ORYX , Performance Measurement , Performance Measurement Systems

01/24/2014
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Facts about scoring and certification decisions

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The scoring and decision process is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements regarding their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care.

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

01/23/2014
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Prepublication Standards - Requirements for Memory Care Certification, the Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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As announced in the January 2014 issue of Perspectives (pages 8–13), The Joint Commission will implement new memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers effective July 1, 2014.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Nursing Care Center , Standards , Certification

01/23/2014
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Chest Pain Certification Fees

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Certification for Chest Pain is on a two-year cycle. The certification fee consists of two parts: an on-site fee, which is assessed following the on-site review, and an annual subscription fee, which is billed each January.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Fees , Certification , Chest Pain

01/23/2014
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Eligibility for Chest Pain Certification

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Unique Details Chest Pain Certification.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification , Eligibility , Chest Pain

01/23/2014
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Chest Pain Certification Process

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Chest pain programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification , Chest Pain

01/23/2014

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