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Prepublication Standards – Requirements for Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) Advanced Certification

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In September 2012, The Joint Commission launched its Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC) program in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Comprehensive Stroke Center

02/10/2014
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National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsed Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures

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In January 2004, the National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed a compilation of nursing-sensitive care performance measures. The measures were identified through the NQF consensus development process within a framework that organized the measures into categories and provided a structure to define. . .

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Other Measures , CAUTI , CLABSI , Health Care-Associated Infections , VAP

02/10/2014
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Hospital Accreditation

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New AHA Physician Leadership Education Report.

02/10/2014
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Facts about Ambulatory Care Accreditation

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The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program was established in 1975, and today more than 2,100 freestanding ambulatory care organizations are Joint Commission-accredited.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Advanced Imaging , Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation , Ambulatory Health Care , Diagnostic/Theraputic , Endoscopy , Imaging Centers , Medical/Dental , Office-Based Surgery , Sleep Centers , Urgent Care , Telehealth/NonSurgical , Telehealth/Surgical

02/06/2014
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Guest Blogger Darrell Anderson Asks, “Whither Goeth the ASC industry?”

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Discover insights regarding the Ambulatory Care marketplace.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care

02/06/2014
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Readiness Checklist for Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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How ready are you for Joint Commission accreditation?

Related Items: Becoming Accredited , Behavioral Health Care

02/06/2014
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10 Steps to BHC Accreditation

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Great achievements come one step at a time. Your 10-step guide to achieving Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care accreditation.

Related Items: Accreditation Answers , Accreditation Help , Accreditation Process , Addictions , Becoming Accredited , Behavioral Health Care

02/06/2014
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Behavioral Health Care On-Site Survey Overview

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A snapshot of the survey process

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , On-Site Survey Process

02/06/2014
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10 Steps to Accreditation (Spanish)

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10 steps to behavioral health accreditation provided in Spanish language (diez pasos para lograr la acreditación).

Related Items: Accreditation Process , Behavioral Health Care

02/06/2014
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Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Guide

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2014 Guide to Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

Related Items: Accreditation Answers , Accreditation Help , Accreditation Process , Addictions , Becoming Accredited , Behavioral Health Care

02/06/2014
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Using OPPE as a performance improvement tool

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Processes for Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE) offer valuable tools that medical staffs can use to determine if care provided by a practitioner is below an acceptable level. However, OPPE can also be used as a tool for performance improvement to avoid adverse outcomes, not just react to them.

Related Items: Physician , Blog

02/05/2014
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Facts about Pain Management

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It is estimated that in the United States more than 76 million people suffer from pain. Pain can be chronic or acute, such as post-surgical pain.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Speak Up , Standards , Pain Management , Patient Safety Fact Sheets

02/04/2014
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
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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
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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: BPHC-supported , Community Health Center , Federally Qualified Health Center , FQHC , Health Center , BPHC Accredited Centers

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

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