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Guest Blogger Darrell Anderson: The Urgent Care Business – That Was Then, This Is Now

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The Joint Commission's Ambulatory Care Team offers feedback from the annual meeting of Urgent Care providers.

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10/24/2013
10/24/2013
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The Joint Commission Offers Free Continuing Education Course

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The Joint Commission today announced an updated version of the free Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS) continuing education (CE) course for physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses. SIRAS was developed under a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Joint Commission.

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10/21/2013
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Helping You Choose Quality Ambulatory Care

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When you need ambulatory care, you should find out some information to help you choose the best ambulatory care provider for you or your loved one.

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10/18/2013
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Sentinel Event Alert Issue 51: Preventing unintended retained foreign objects

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The unintended retention of foreign objects (URFOs) – also called retained surgical items (RSIs) – after invasive procedures can cause death, and surviving patients may sustain both physical and emotional harm, depending on the type of object retained and the length of time it is retained.

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10/17/2013
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Guest Blogger Brittany Tisza: Be surprised at the 2013 Ambulatory Care Conference!

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The Ambulatory Program urges you to consider attending the 2013 Ambulatory Care Conference!

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10/07/2013
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Guest Blogger Mike Dye: The Top Four Challenging Standards: A Repeat Performance for 2013

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That old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” couldn’t be more accurate when you’re talking about the most challenging standards for the first half of 2013. The September 2013 edition of The Joint Commission Perspectives summarizes the top 10 challenging standards assessed through June 2013 for both the ambulatory and office-based surgery accreditation programs.

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09/25/2013
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New Joint Commission Award Recognizes CareMinders as an “Enterprise Champion for Quality”

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CareMinders® Home Care, Inc., receives the 2013 Enterprise Champion for Quality award.

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09/24/2013
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Can you seek a 'beginner’s mind'? Thoughts about why you should attend JCR’s Ambulatory Conference

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Information regarding JCR's annual Ambulatory Care conference 2013

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08/28/2013
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Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation

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Joint Commission accreditation helps organize and strengthen patient safety efforts, among other benefits.

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08/23/2013
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Are you on track for implementing new hazardous materials labeling requirements from OSHA?

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EC News July 23 article on new labeling requirements from OSHA

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08/14/2013
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Successful Time-Out Solutions for ASCs

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Time-Out Solutions for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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07/30/2013
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Guest Blogger Mike Dye: "Accredited and Proud of it!"

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Tyler OFS ambulatory accreditation story

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07/16/2013
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Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regards to patient safety.

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06/26/2013
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Value-Added Tools for Joint Commission Customers

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Value-added tools available to Joint Commission Customers

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06/19/2013
06/05/2013
05/17/2013
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Guest Blogger Darrell Anderson: Voice of a Consumer – My Own

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Ambulatory care blog featuring voice of a consumer

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04/25/2013
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Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

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04/01/2013

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