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Guest Blogger Mike Dye: 2012 AHC/OBS Top Challenging Standards

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2012 top challenging standards for AHC & OBS programs

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03/29/2013
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Leading Practice Library

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The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

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03/20/2013
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Ambulatory Applicability Grid

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The Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Applicability Grid - 2013 reprinted from the Standards Applicability Process (SAP) section of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care.

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12/13/2012
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Facts about Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification

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Since its founding in 1951, The Joint Commission has been acknowledged as the leader in developing the highest standards for quality and safety in the delivery of health care, and evaluating organization performance based on these standards. Today, more than 20,000 health care organizations. . .

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12/05/2012
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Pricing Worksheet - Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

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Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Option - Ambulatory Care 2013 Fees

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12/04/2012
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Speak Up: Five Things You Can Do To Prevent Infection

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Avoiding contagious diseases like the common cold, strep throat, and the flu is important to everyone. Here are five easy things you can do to fight the spread of infection.

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11/30/2012
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Safe Surgery Checklist

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CMS's new structural measure on the use of a safe surgery checklist and its relationship to the Universal Protocol. The new measure applies to ambulatory surgery centers and hospital outpatient surgery, and is being considered for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program.

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07/24/2012
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The 2012 Fifth International High Reliability Conference Proceedings Paper

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Mindfulness and perfection. These two words summed up a progressive way of thinking about high reliability in health care and other industries, according to thought leaders presenting at the 2012 Fifth International High Reliability Conference, May 21 - 23, 2012.

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06/27/2012
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Transitions of Care: The need for a more effective approach to continuing patient care

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This paper is the first of many planned communications that will report on new developments from The Joint Commission enterprise about work underway to address the problems related to transitions of care.

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06/27/2012
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Preventing Central Line-Associated Infections

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The Joint Commission, in collaboration with Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, has produced a new monograph containing the most current information, evidence-based guidance, and resources to assist healthcare organization in reducing CLABSI.

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05/16/2012

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