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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
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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.

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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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Emergency Management Resources - Air Disaster

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Emergency Management Resources - Air Disaster

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04/29/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Active Shooter

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Emergency Management Resources - Active Shooter

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04/29/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Codes and Alerts

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Emergency Management Resources - Codes and Alerts

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04/29/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health

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Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health

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04/29/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Winter Storm

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Emergency Management Resources - Winter Storm

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04/29/2014
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Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

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Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

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04/29/2014
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Standards Applicability Grid for Urgent Care Settings

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Elements of Performance (EPs) applicable to the urgent/immediate care service in the Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Urgent Care , Applicability Grid

04/28/2014
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Venous Thromboembolism

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The Joint Commission Response to the Annals of Internal Medicine Editorial Regarding VTE.

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

04/28/2014
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Ana Pujols McKee, M.D.

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Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.

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04/25/2014
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What is required for Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device

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The requirements for Ventricular Assist Device advanced certification.

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Ventricular Assist Device

04/24/2014
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Eligibility for Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device

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Joint Commission -accredited hospital performing VAD as a destination therapy are eligible to receive the certification distinction.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Ventricular Assist Device

04/24/2014
Blog

Getting to the heart of credentialing and privileging

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Susan Herrold, M.N., R.N., and Mary Pat Hall, M.S.N., R.N., Joint Commission ambulatory surveyors, share their thoughts on credentialing and privileging in the ambulatory setting.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory Advisor , Ambulatory

04/23/2014
Blog

Taking care of my parents

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We know the reasons for overuse of medical treatments and tests are multifactorial. We also know that most of the time, the clinician has good intentions. But ordering dangerous tests for frail elderly patients who do not want them demonstrates lack of both knowledge and caring. With first-hand experience with this dangerous situation, I proposed a call to action in "JAMA Internal Medicine."

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04/23/2014
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Have you considered hiring Joint Commission certified staffing firms?

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Did you know that by contracting with Joint Commission certified staffing firms, you may be meeting key HR accreditation requirements?

Related Items: Hospital , Certification

04/22/2014
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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the 2013-2014 Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic. Listen to new Podcast.

Related Items: Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care , Influenza , Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Research Resources

04/22/2014
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Beyond the quick swab: improving rapid influenza testing

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Clinicians need the right tools to make the right decisions for patients, according to Daniel Jernigan, M.D., M.P.H., deputy director, Influenza Division, NCIRD, CDC. That’s why the CDC and The Joint Commission have partnered to produce the free online courses - Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings. Earn two hours of free CE credits.
 

Related Items: SIRAS , Influenza , Flu

04/22/2014
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Audio/Visual Files for Apr 16 webinar: Adding Behavioral Health Home Services

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Audio/Visual Files for Apr 16 webinar: Adding Behavioral Health Home Services: Considerations for Quality.

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04/21/2014
Blog

Thanks to the Nation's Laboratorians

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Welcome to National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week – an annual celebration calling attention to the professionals behind the scenes who play a crucial role in health care.

Related Items: Laboratory Blog , Laboratory Services

04/21/2014
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Physician Leader Monthly - April 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders. .

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04/18/2014

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