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Facts about scoring and the certification decision

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The scoring and decision process for certification is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements related to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Certification , Palliative Care , Certification Fact Sheets

07/18/2014
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Facts about Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

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In September 2012, The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association launched Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSCs).

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Stroke , Certification Fact Sheets , Certification Program

07/15/2014
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Comprehensive Stroke Center Case Volume Requirements

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At this time, The Joint Commission will continue to use the current 2013/2014 volume requirements for all new and existing CSC customers until further notice.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Comprehensive Stroke Center , 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

07/03/2014
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Speak Up: Anesthesia and Sedation

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New Speak Up infographic that includes a description of types of anesthesia, information to tell your doctor, and precautions you should take before and after receiving anesthesia or sedation.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Speak Up , Palliative Care , Anesthesia , Sedation , Speak Up Infographic , Infographic

06/06/2014
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Performance Measures for Comprehensive Stroke Certification Finalized

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In March 2014, The Joint Commission’s Board of Com-missioners approved a final set of standardized performance measures for the Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) advanced certification program.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

06/03/2014
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiatives

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Sudden cardiac arrest accounts for approximately 350,000 deaths in the United States annually; while many people affected have a history of cardiac disease, countless others have no cardiac history and are unaware of any risk factors.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Performance Measurement , Other Measures , Research Resources

05/21/2014
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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
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Advanced Certification in Palliative Care - Brochure

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Palliative Care Certification updated brochure highlighting benefits of certification

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Brochure , Palliative Care

03/26/2014
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Chest Pain Certification Fees

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Certification for Chest Pain is on a two-year cycle. The certification fee consists of two parts: an on-site fee, which is assessed following the on-site review, and an annual subscription fee, which is billed each January.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Fees , Certification , Chest Pain

01/23/2014
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Eligibility for Chest Pain Certification

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Unique Details Chest Pain Certification.

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01/23/2014
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Chest Pain Certification Process

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Chest pain programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification , Chest Pain

01/23/2014
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Review Process Guide for Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

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2014 Palliative Care Certification Review Process Guide (effective until July, 1 2015)

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Palliative Care , Review Process Guide

12/26/2013
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Webinar Replay: American Joint Replacement Registry Accomplishments in 2013 and Future Directions, December 3, 2013

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Listen to the audio recording and view our presentation slides from the December 3, 2013 webinar. This one hour webinar discussed The Joint Commission and the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR).

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Joint Replacement , Previous Webinar , Teleconferences

12/04/2013
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Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Performance Measurement , Other Measures , Monograph , Research Resources

12/02/2013