Follow us on Twitter Friend us on Facebook Look for us on Google Plus Share with your Friends Print this Page
 
Thursday 6:00 CST, July 24, 2014

Daily Update






















shareslide1
The Most Recent News from:
Previous 1 2 3 Next


Disease-Specific Care Updates

Most Recent
Topics Library

Chest Pain Certification Process

Read More
 
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
Topics Library

Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy Requirements

Read More
 
In late fall, The Joint Commission announced revisions to requirements for the disease-specific care (DSC) advanced certification program for Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for Destination Therapy (the prepublication report was issued on September 23, 2013).

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Ventricular Assist Device

01/17/2014
Topics Library

Review Process Guide for Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

Read More
 
The 2014 Palliative Care Certification Review Process Guide for organizations is now available.

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

12/26/2013
12/17/2013
Topics Library

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

Read More
 
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
Topics Library

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

Read More
 
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
Content Page

What Is Certification?

Read More
 
Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes - Upcoming November 12, 2013 teleconference.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification , Health Care Staffing , Advanced Certification

10/22/2013
Topics Library

Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

Read More
 
The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification Program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care. Joint Commission accredited organizations may seek certification for virtually any chronic disease or condition.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification Fact Sheets

07/03/2013
Topics Library

Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center

04/01/2013
Topics Library

Replay of Feb 21st Teleconference: What You Need to Know About Performance Measurement in Disease-Specific Care

Read More
 
Audio recording and presentation slides from the 2/21/13 teleconference on perfomance measures for Disease-Specific Care.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Teleconferences

02/22/2013
01/01/2013
Topics Library

Speak Up: Five Things You Can Do To Prevent Infection

Read More
 
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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , General Public , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Infection Control , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Patient Education , Speak Up , Speak Up Infection Control , Health Care-Associated Infections , Patient Education Infection

11/30/2012
Topics Library

Communication guidelines for Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Centers, Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers, and Advanced Certification in Heart Failure Programs

Read More
 
The following communication guidelines have been developed by The Joint Commission to provide guidance to Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Centers, Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers, and Advanced Certification in Heart Failure Programs for promoting their advanced certification.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Primary Stroke

10/22/2012

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.