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Behavioral Health Care Updates

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In Their Own Words

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Watch as several representatives from Joint Commission Behavioral Health-accredited organizations explain, in their own words, why their organizations continue to choose The Joint Commission for their accreditation.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care

03/25/2011
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Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel

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The Joint Commission's Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation is releasing "Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel: Strategies from Research and Practice" to help health care organizations of all types.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Hospital , Infection Control , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Infection Control Monographs , Vaccinations , Health Care-Associated Infections , Research Resources

02/01/2011
Videos

Mock Tracer: Therapeutic School

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The Tracer Process: What to Expect during a Behavioral Health Care On-site Survey shows examples of the kinds of questions Joint Commission surveyors ask and who they interview during the "Tracer" portion of an on-site survey. This video follows a mock survey at a therapeutic school.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Tracer Methodology

01/13/2011
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Mock Tracer: Mental Health Center

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The Tracer Process: What to Expect during a Behavioral Health Care On-site Survey shows examples of the kinds of questions Joint Commission surveyors ask and who they may interview during the "Tracer" portion of an on-site survey. This video follows a mock survey at a community mental health center.

Related Items: Tracer Methodology , Behavioral Health Care

01/13/2011
01/05/2011
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Eligibility for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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The Joint Commission surveys many types of organizations under the behavioral health care standards. Accredited organizations may serve people throughout the life span or specialize in an age or disability group.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Eligibility

12/03/2010
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List of EPs Requiring Written Documentation for Behavioral Health Care Organizations

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This chapter provides you with a list of elements of performance (EPs) that require written documentation.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Required Written Documentation

08/10/2010
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The Joint Commission Conflict of Interest Policy

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It is the mission of The Joint Commission to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation/certification and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Conflict of Interest

07/12/2010
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Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 45: Preventing violence in the health care setting

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Once considered safe havens, health care institutions today are confronting steadily increasing rates of crime, including violent crimes such as assault, rape and homicide.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Sentinel Event , Sentinel Event Alert

06/03/2010
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Applicability for Medication Management Type

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This grid is meant to be a resource to determine which Medication Management (MM) Standards & EPs apply to your organization.

Related Items: Accreditation Requirements , Behavioral Health Care , Medication Management , Standards Applicability

05/26/2010
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Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges

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The Joint Commission is releasing “Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges,” to help health care organizations target their efforts in measuring hand hygiene performance.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Disease-Specific Care , Hand Hygiene , Home Care , Hospital , Infection Control , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Influenza , Infection Control Monographs , Leading Practice Library Addendum , Health Care-Associated Infections , Research Resources

05/04/2010
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Speak Up: Behavioral Health Care

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, health care executives, nurses and many health care technicians. Health care organizations all across the country are working to make health care safe.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , General Public , Speak Up , Speak Up (Accreditation Programs)

02/25/2010
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Tutorial on the Application Submission Process

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Instructions on how to access the Application for Survey from the Joint Commision Connect extranet site via screen prints.

Related Items: Application , Application for Accreditation , Application Process , Becoming Accredited , Behavioral Health Care , e-App

01/15/2010
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Joint Commission Resources 2010 Seminar & Conference Calendar

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Joint Commission Resources 2010 Seminar & Conference Calendar

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Conferences , Seminars

01/05/2010
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2010 Educational Programs and Seminars

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Behavioral Health Care 2010 Educational Programs and Seminars

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Distance Learning , Seminars

11/24/2009
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Externally Funded Research Projects

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List of Externally Funded Research Projects involving The Joint Commission's Division of Quality Measurement and Research

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Nurse , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Physician , Systems , Core Measures

10/16/2009
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Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 43: Leadership committed to safety

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Leadership is a critical function in promoting high quality, safe health care. In health care organizations, leadership is provided by the governing body, the chief executive and...

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Sentinel Event , Sentinel Event Alert

08/27/2009
08/07/2009
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Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination

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“Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination: Strategies from Research and Practice,” a free monograph, to help health care organizations of all types improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates in health care personnel.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Disease-Specific Care , H1N1 , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Infection Control , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Nurse , Physician , Influenza , Infection Control Monographs , Vaccinations , Leading Practice Library Addendum , Health Care-Associated Infections , Vaccination , Vaccine , Research Resources

06/25/2009

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