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02/03/2014
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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.

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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.

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01/23/2014
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Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy Requirements

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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
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Review Process Guide for Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

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

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12/26/2013
12/17/2013
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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.

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12/02/2013
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Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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

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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
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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.

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

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