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Best of the Blogs for 2013

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After the year’s end is a good time to reflect on our ambulatory ‘musings’ for 2013. Let’s draw your attention to some of the highlights of 2013 ambulatory care blog postings.

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01/09/2014
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Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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A key part of The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process is the tracer methodology. The tracer methodology uses information from the organization to follow the experience of care, treatment, or services for a number of patients through the organization’s entire health care delivery process.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Tracer Methodology

01/07/2014
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What you need to know about Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home

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The Primary Care Medical Home option enables the improvements in quality of care and patient safety achieved through accreditation to be combined with the potential for increased reimbursement when the additional requirements of a Primary Care Medical Home.

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01/06/2014
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Guest Blogger Lisa Waldowski: Asked & Answered – Questions from Ambulatory Care Conference Attendees

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The Ambulatory Care Program provides answers to customer questions.

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12/23/2013
12/05/2013
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High Water Mark: Ambulatory organization DaVita meets challenge of providing quality dialysis water to hospital inpatients

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Water. It’s one of the most critical components involved in dialysis care. Learn how inpatient kidney care provider, DaVita Hospital Services, meets the challenge of consistently providing high-quality, dialysis-pure water for its patients in the hospital environment.

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12/04/2013
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A Timely Update from Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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The Ambulatory Team offers insights gathered while attending a surgery center trade show.

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11/20/2013
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Medical Home News article on PCMH - October 2013

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Medical Home News article on PCMH by Lon Berkeley, Project Director for Community Health Center Accreditation, The Joint Commission, October 2013

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option

11/14/2013
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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
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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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , General Public , How to Choose an Accreditor , Patient Education , Helping You Choose Guides

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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Office-Based Surgery , Sentinel Event , Sentinel Event Alert , Webinar

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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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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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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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